achievement

[ uh-cheev-muhnt ]
/ əˈtʃiv mənt /

noun

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.

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Origin of achievement

1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French achevement conclusion. See achieve, -ment

synonym study for achievement

1. Achievement, exploit, feat are terms for a noteworthy act. Achievement connotes final accomplishment of something noteworthy, after much effort and often in spite of obstacles and discouragements: a scientific achievement. Exploit connotes boldness, bravery, and usually ingenuity: the famous exploit of an aviator. Feat connotes the performance of something difficult, generally demanding skill and strength: a feat of horsemanship.

OTHER WORDS FROM achievement

su·per·a·chieve·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for achievement

achievement
/ (əˈtʃiːvmənt) /

noun

something that has been accomplished, esp by hard work, ability, or heroism
successful completion; accomplishment
heraldry a less common word for hatchment
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