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EtymologyEdit

From attain +‎ -able

AdjectiveEdit

attainable (comparative more attainable, superlative most attainable)

  1. Able to be achieved, accomplished or obtained.
    • "Kate Spade, Whose Handbags Carried Women Into Adulthood, Is Dead at 55" by Jonah Engel Bromwich, Vanessa Friedman and Matthew Schneier, The New York Times (2018)
      Her name became a shorthand for the cute, clever bags that were an instant hit with cosmopolitan women in the early stages of their careers and, later, young girls — status symbols of a more attainable, all-American sort than a Fendi clutch or Chanel bag.

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NounEdit

attainable (plural attainables)

  1. Anything that can be attained.
    • 1971, Murray Friedman, Overcoming middle class rage, page 223:
      So is good housing and medical care and all the other attainables which lead to a better life.