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The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
James Allen

Meaning of "achievement" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ACHIEVEMENT

achievement  [əˈtʃiːvmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ACHIEVEMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Achievement is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ACHIEVEMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Achievement

An achievement is similar to an accomplishment. Achievement may refer to: ▪ Achievement or coat of arms, a design belonging to a particular person or group of people ▪ Achievement - A system of meta-goals defined outside of a video or computer game's narrative or direct challenge structure ▪ Achievement a price or recognition...

Definition of achievement in the English dictionary

The definition of achievement in the dictionary is something that has been accomplished, esp by hard work, ability, or heroism. Other definition of achievement is successful completion; accomplishment.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ACHIEVEMENT


aggrievement
əˈɡriːvmənt
bereavement
bɪˈriːvmənt
countermovement
ˌkaʊntərˈmuːvmənt
devolvement
dɪˈvɒlvmənt
ecomovement
ˈiːkəʊˌmuːvmənt
enlevement
ɪnˈliːvmənt
enslavement
ɪnˈsleɪvmənt
evolvement
ɪˈvɒlvmənt
improvement
ɪmˈpruːvmənt
involvement
ɪnˈvɒlvmənt
lavement
ˈleɪvmənt
misimprovement
ˌmɪsɪmˈpruːvmənt
movement
ˈmuːvmənt
non-achievement
ˌnɒnəˈtʃiːvmənt
nonachievement
ˌnɒnəˈtʃiːvmənt
overachievement
ˌəʊvərəˈtʃiːvmənt
pavement
ˈpeɪvmənt
retrievement
rɪˈtriːvmənt
revivement
rɪˈvaɪvmənt
underachievement
ˌʌndərəˈtʃiːvmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ACHIEVEMENT

achier
achiest
achievable
achieve
achievement age
achievement quotient
achievement test
achiever
Achill Island
achillea
Achillean
Achilles
Achilles heel
Achilles tendon
achimenes
achiness
aching
achingly
achiote
achiral

WORDS THAT END LIKE ACHIEVEMENT

abonnement
advertisement
agreement
amusement
announcement
apartment
arrangement
basement
element
enforcement
engagement
implement
infringement
management
measurement
placement
replacement
requirement
retirement
statement
supplement

Synonyms and antonyms of achievement in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ACHIEVEMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «achievement» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of achievement

Translation of «achievement» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ACHIEVEMENT

Find out the translation of achievement to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of achievement from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «achievement» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

成就
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

logro
570 millions of speakers

English

achievement
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उपलब्धि
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إِنـْجاز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

достижение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

realização
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কৃতিত্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accomplissement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pencapaian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Leistung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

達成
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

달성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

prestasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thành tích
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாதனை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

başarı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

risultato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

osiągnięcie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

досягнення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

realizare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επίτευγμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

prestasie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

prestation
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

prestasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of achievement

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ACHIEVEMENT»

The term «achievement» is very widely used and occupies the 8.553 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ACHIEVEMENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «achievement» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «achievement» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about achievement

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10 QUOTES WITH «ACHIEVEMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word achievement.
1
Fred Allen
It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.
2
James Allen
The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
3
Ibrahim Babangida
But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
4
Cory Booker
May we all, as a nation of believers, fight for the achievement of America; may we make sacrifices worthy of those proud men and women who fought for us, labored for us, bled soil from the beaches of Normandy to the fields of Gettysburg for us.
5
James Henry Breasted
It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study, since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science.
6
Claude M. Bristol
Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.
7
Cesar Chavez
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.
8
Shirley Chisholm
I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential.
9
James S. Coleman
The higher the social class of other students the higher any given student's achievement.
10
Herbert Croly
The moral and social aspiration proper to American life is, of course, the aspiration vaguely described by the word democratic; and the actual achievement of the American nation points towards an adequate and fruitful definition of the democratic ideal.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ACHIEVEMENT»

Discover the use of achievement in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to achievement and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Accent on Achievement, Bk 2: Baritone T.C., Book & CD
The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly.
John O'Reilly, Mark Williams, 1998
2
Accent on Achievement, Bk 2: Horn in F, Book & CD
The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly.
John O'Reilly, Mark Williams, 1998
3
Student Achievement Through Staff Development
Uses detailed case studies and extensive research evidence to explain which kinds of professional development are most apt to produce substantial gains in student learning, in relatively short periods of time.
Bruce R. Joyce, Beverly Showers, 2002
4
Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: ...
Provides information on how to use sustained silent reading and instruction in subject-specific vocabulary terms to attain academic achievement.
Robert J. Marzano, 2004
5
Development of Achievement Motivation
This book discusses research and theory on how motivation changes as children progress through school, gender differences in motivation, and motivational differences as an aspect of ethnicity.
Allan Wigfield, Jacquelynne S. Eccles, 2002
6
Accent on Achievement, Book 1: Trombone
The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly.
John O'Reilly, Mark Williams, 1997
7
1000 Brilliant Achievement Quotes: Advice from the World's ...
Each of us needs encouragement. As we face obstacles to our integrity and our personal progress we often look to the advice of the wisest. This volume provides the most brilliant wisdom regarding achievement handed down over the ages.
‎2004
8
Bridging the Achievement Gap
This book provides, for the first time in one place, evidence that the achievement gap can be bridged.
John E. Chubb, Tom Loveless, 2002
9
Accent on Achievement, Bk 2: B-Flat Tenor Saxophone, Book & CD
The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly.
John O'Reilly, Mark Williams, 1998
10
Accent on Achievement Book 2: B Flat Bass Clarinet
The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly.
John O'Reilly, Mark Williams, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ACHIEVEMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term achievement is used in the context of the following news items.
1
UNLV study connects full-day kindergarten to better health …
Full-day kindergarten may be a gateway to higher academic achievement and improved health for Nevada's youth, according to a recent study ... «Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jul 15»
2
Duncan Fletcher: '2005 Ashes win was greatest achievement'
... in the 2005 Ashes series is the greatest achievement of his career. ... has got to be the biggest achievement," Fletcher told The Telegraph. «Sports Mole, Jul 15»
3
OCT's Ewart honored with lifetime achievement award
OCT's Ewart honored with lifetime achievement award .... To mark the achievement, the Independent Tribune sat down with Ewart to talk about ... «Independent Tribune, Jul 15»
4
Health Newsmaker: Southcoast Health recieves Gold Plus Quality …
To receive the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, hospitals must ... to all Get With The Guidelines-Stroke achievement indicators for two or ... «SouthCoastToday.com, Jul 15»
5
#TDF15: Team Qhubeka's participation a 'wonderful' achievement
... says seeing a team of cyclists represent the organisation at the Tour de France, which is already underway, is a 'wonderful' achievement. «Eyewitness News, Jul 15»
6
Mercedes EDC wins state achievement award
As much was evident in June, when the corporation was awarded the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Economic Excellence by the ... «Brownsville Herald, Jul 15»
7
Browne-Wagner receives 'Murse' lifetime achievement award
Lynn Browne-Wagner is the recipient of the 2015 “Murse” Award from Arizona Emergency Medical Systems for her lifetime of service as a flight ... «White Mountain Independent, Jul 15»
8
Balancing integration and achievement goals in Minnesota schools
Districts will have more flexibility in how they use dollars from the Achievement and Integration for Minnesota program, and they should develop ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
9
York's Junior Achievement building needs repairs
After 12 years and more than 100,000 visits from students, volunteers and teachers, Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania's ... «York Dispatch, Jul 15»
10
Arthamptons Lifetime Achievement Award: Ruth Appelhof at the …
Just prior to the Arthamptons opening, I met with Ruth Appelhof, Executive Director of Guild Hall, who will receive the Arthamptons Lifetime ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»

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