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
Be that what it may, Branson himself saw another value in his company other than its technical achievements.
Here, Burns and Ward not only introduce us to the diverse projects and achievements of the New Deal.
We want to believe in the meritocracy, and, more importantly, that we are the sole proprietors of our achievements.
Her achievements finally led the United States Polo Association to begin admitting women in 1972.
One of the most impressive achievements, says University of Chicago mathematician Benson Farb, is that she linked these findings.Iranian Math Genius Mirzakhani Unveiled by President Rouhani | IranWire | August 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He held all the records for height, and it was known that at Attercliffe he meant to endeavour to eclipse his own achievements.Uncanny Tales | Various
Books of impassioned poetry, and descriptions of heroic character and achievements, were her especial delight.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
William Eaton, an American general, died; celebrated for his heroic achievements in the expedition against Tripoli, 1798.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
His personal achievements were many in this assignment and his excessive courage was noted by Washington.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
He was the friend of Mistral and followed the poet's efforts and achievements with deep and affectionate interest.Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
British Dictionary definitions for achievement
something that has been accomplished, esp by hard work, ability, or heroism
successful completion; accomplishment
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