attainment

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From attain +‎ -ment; compare Old French ataignement.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈteɪnmənt/
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NounEdit

attainment (countable and uncountable, plural attainments)

  1. The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; the act of obtaining by exertion or effort.
  2. That which is attained, or obtained by exertion; acquisition; acquirement.

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ReferencesEdit

  • attainment in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.