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We have pledged ourselves, and of this the United Nations of the world are witness, to give the fullest opportunity for attainment of self-government by India as soon as hostilities are over. I repeat that that is beyond doubt.
Stafford Cripps

Meaning of "attainment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ATTAINMENT

attainment  [əˈteɪnmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ATTAINMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Attainment 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 ATTAINMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of attainment in the English dictionary

The definition of attainment in the dictionary is an achievement or the act of achieving; accomplishment.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ATTAINMENT


appertainment
ˌæpəˈteɪnmənt
arraignment
əˈreɪnmənt
ascertainment
ˌæsəˈteɪnmənt
containment
kənˈteɪnmənt
detainment
dɪˈteɪnmənt
detrainment
diːˈtreɪnmənt
distrainment
dɪsˈtreɪnmənt
edutainment
ˌɛdjʊˈteɪnmənt
enchainment
ɪnˈtʃeɪnmənt
entertainment
ˌɛntəˈteɪnmənt
entrainement
ɪnˈtreɪnmənt
entrainment
ɪnˈtreɪnmənt
exertainment
ˌɛksəˈteɪnmənt
infotainment
ˌɪnfəʊˈteɪnmənt
obtainment
əbˈteɪnmənt
ordainment
ɔːˈdeɪnmənt
preordainment
ˌpriːɔːˈdeɪnmənt
regainment
rɪˈɡeɪnmənt
retainment
rɪˈteɪnmənt
sustainment
səˈsteɪnmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ATTAINMENT

attack
attack ad
attack dog
attackable
attacker
attacking
attackman
attagirl
attain
attainability
attainable
attainableness
attainder
attainer
attainment target
attaint
attaintment
attainture
attap
attar

WORDS THAT END LIKE ATTAINMENT

abandonment
adjournment
adornment
advertisement
alignment
assignment
built environment
cantonment
central government
consignment
Department of the Environment
e-government
enlightenment
environment
Federal Government
government
imprisonment
local government
national government
national unity government
open government

Synonyms and antonyms of attainment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ATTAINMENT»

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

Translation of «attainment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ATTAINMENT

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

Translator English - Chinese

获得
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

logro
570 millions of speakers

English

attainment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्राप्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تحقيق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

достижение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

obtenção
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

attainer
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

réalisation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pencapaian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Erlangung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

達成
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

달성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Attainer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đạt được
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

attainer
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रापण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

attainer
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

conseguimento
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

επίτευξη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bereiking
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uppnåendet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oppnåelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of attainment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ATTAINMENT»

The term «attainment» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.994 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ATTAINMENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «attainment» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «attainment» 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 attainment

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10 QUOTES WITH «ATTAINMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word attainment.
1
Gerry Adams
Sinn Fein has the potential and capacity to become the vehicle for the attainment of republican objectives.
2
Bhumibol Adulyadej
The attainment of the present status of Thailand has to depend on the ability or the actions of all the inhabitants of the country.
3
James Allen
To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
4
Louis D. Brandeis
However great his outward conformity, the immigrant is not Americanized unless his interests and affections have become deeply rooted here. And we properly demand of the immigrant even more than this. He must be brought into complete harmony with our ideals and aspirations and cooperate with us for their attainment.
5
Louis D. Brandeis
What are the American ideals? They are the development of the individual for his own and the common good; the development of the individual through liberty; and the attainment of the common good through democracy and social justice.
6
Adam Braun
I could enjoy the life that I had by virtue of the educational attainment that my grandparents and parents had pursued. Education was always incredibly valued in our family.
7
Claude M. Bristol
You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires.
8
Joseph Campbell
Is the system going to flatten you out and deny you your humanity, or are you going to be able to make use of the system to the attainment of human purposes?
9
Miguel de Cervantes
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
10
Stafford Cripps
We have pledged ourselves, and of this the United Nations of the world are witness, to give the fullest opportunity for attainment of self-government by India as soon as hostilities are over. I repeat that that is beyond doubt.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ATTAINMENT»

Discover the use of attainment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to attainment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Ain't No Makin' It: Aspirations and Attainment in a ...
This classic text addresses one of the most important issues in modern social theory and policy: how social inequality is reproduced from one generation to the next.
Jay MacLeod, 2009
2
Goal Attainment Scaling: Applications, Theory, and Measurement
Statistics for thesocial sciences(2nd ed.).NewYork: Holt, Rinehart&Winston. Heavlin, W. D., Lee-Merrow, S. W., & Lewis, V. M. (1982). The psychometric foundations of Goal Attainment Scaling. Community Mental Health Journal, 18, 230¥241.
Thomas J. Kiresuk, Aaron Smith, Joseph E. Cardillo, 2014
3
The Path to Attainment
Mind, body, spirit.
Prophet, Elizabeth Clare Prophet, 2008
4
Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in ...
But is this presumption correct? Determined to Succeed? is the first book to offer a comprehensive cross-national examination of the roles of performance and choice in generating inequalities in educational attainment.
Michelle Jackson, 2013
5
Concept Attainment Model In Mathematics Teaching
The teachers and researchers will get a great advantage with this book.
K. S. Prabhakaram, 1998
6
Aiming High: Raising Attainment of Pupils from ...
This book contains tried-and-tested strategies for: - inducting asylum seekers - supporting bilingual learners - working with gypsy and traveller children - raising the attainment of black boys - working with parents and the local community ...
Marie Parker-Jenkins, Des Hewitt, Simon Brownhill, 2007
7
On the Edge of Commitment: Educational Attainment and Race ...
This book offers a new model of educational achievement to explain why some students are committed to preparation for college. "On the Edge of Commitment is a provocative assessment of how young people decide how far to go in school.
Stephen Lawrence Morgan, 2005
8
Knowledge of the Higher Worlds and Its Attainment
But every criticism, every adverse judgment passed, disperses the powers of the soul for the attainment of higher knowledge in the same measure that all veneration and reverence develops them. In this we do not wish to say anything against ...
Rudolf Steiner, 2008
9
Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program ...
Audit report concerning the Admin. of the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program by the Cal. State Air Resources Board & the 4 local air dist.
Elaine M. Howle, 2007
10
Educational Attainment and Society
Sophisticated monograph focussing on attainment at the end of secondary/high school education (and the interface with tertiary education).
Nigel Kettley, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ATTAINMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term attainment is used in the context of the following news items.
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Increasing postsecondary attainment requires teamwork
The Lumina Foundation, a highly regarded national organization that pushes for increasing higher education attainment in the United States, ... «St. Cloud Times, Jul 15»
2
What's driving endless NCEA pass rate rises?
Under the standards-based NCEA system, the increase in attainment rates means that, in theory, our young people have learned more at ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
3
Genetic Diversity Helped Mankind Become Smarter, Taller …
Only four traits: height, lung capacity, general cognitive ability and educational attainment, were correlated with genetic diversity. Jim Wilson ... «Times Gazette, Jul 15»
4
Iain Duncan Smith's welfare reforms are disproportionately hurting …
... legally binding child poverty target will be scrapped and replaced with non-binding measures of educational attainment and worklessness. «The Independent, Jul 15»
5
Racial segregation in schools holds white pupils back, thinktank warns
He claimed that greater racial integration in schools would improve community cohesion and increase the educational attainment of ethnic ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
6
Over-focus on exams causing mental health problems and self-harm …
“There is evidence that disadvantaged children, who on average have lower attainment than their peers and are therefore under greater ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
7
Should universities collect personal data to monitor their students …
... and then analysed the progression and attainment of particular groups such as male or female, widening participation or third year students. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
8
'This report demonstrates the solid start we have made' Cardiff and …
Estyn said the college was also successful in breaking the well-known link between poverty and attainment, with learners from the most ... «WalesOnline, Jul 15»
9
Raising attainment for deprived children
The Scottish Government's commitment to raising attainment in Scotland's schools has been welcomed again today – as the first allocations of ... «SNP, Jul 15»
10
Willsher: Broadband Will Help in Attainment of MDGs
Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Nigeria, Matthew Willsher spoke to Emma Okonji on the importance of broadband and its role in the ... «THISDAY Live, Jul 15»

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