something accomplished, especially by superior ability, special effort, great courage, etc.; a great or heroic deed: his remarkable achievements in art.
the act of achieving; attainment or accomplishment: the achievement of one's object.
Heraldry. the full display of the armorial bearings of an individual or corporation.
Digital Technology. a title or icon associated with a user profile or account that indicates the person's skill or rank in an online community, especially on a gaming platform.
- su·per·a·chieve·ment, noun
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How to use achievement in a sentence
As befits an organization coming off two straight NBA championships, the enlistees form a Who’s Who of modern basketball achievement.Kobe Bryant Punched A Teammate Over $100, And It Wasn’t Shaq | Jeff Pearlman | September 25, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
VETS’ achievements under his leadership were chronicled in a book on government leadership.He was forced to resign after a government report criticized him. Eight years later, the government took it back. | Joe Davidson | September 24, 2020 | Washington Post
His group then investigated whether the type of screen time made a difference in mental or physical health or in school achievements.Healthy screen time is one challenge of distance learning | Kathryn Hulick | September 11, 2020 | Science News For Students
There is a risk that in a short time all the achievements in the field of high technology will be wiped out.Belarus’s crackdown could squash Minsk’s budding tech sector | Nicolás Rivero | August 20, 2020 | Quartz
Compared to various life achievements, occasions and events are less in number.How to use in-market audiences for better search campaigns | Harikrishna Kundariya | August 18, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Their new Balmain campaign isn't just extremely off-putting and incredibly up-close; it's also a serious sartorial achievement.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture | Amy Zimmerman | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Near the end of my time with Hitchcock, the American Film Institute is preparing to honor him with their Life achievement Award.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Eleventh place is quite the crowning achievement for the little isthmus—especially considering the low quality offerings.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama | Jeff Campagna | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This achievement was a journey full of trials, mistakes, loss, and self-discovery.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero | Regina Lizik | October 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
More than that, it was ultimate proof of a surpassing American technical achievement, the creation of the Jet Age.
Victor was proud of his achievement, and went about recommending it and urging every one to partake of it to excess.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
He was in high spirits at an achievement which was so important to the national impression of his talents and resources.
And they escaped monotony—supreme achievement in the difficult circumstances.
Its most complete achievement in this direction was without doubt the regulation of the religious year.The Religion of Ancient Rome | Cyril Bailey
All things considered it was a wonderful achievement when, on the evening of the eleventh day, they began their last march.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for achievement
something that has been accomplished, esp by hard work, ability, or heroism
successful completion; accomplishment
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