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[n] the action of accomplishing something


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accomplishment

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\A*chieve"ment\ (-ment), n. [Cf. F. ach[`e]vement, E. {Hatchment}.]
1. The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object.
2. A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat. [The exploits] of the ancient saints . . . do far surpass the most famous achievements of pagan heroes. --Barrow. The highest achievements of the human intellect. --Macaulay.
3. (Her.) An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called {hatchment}. --Cussans.

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