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Pronunciation:  u'kâmplishment

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the action of accomplishing something
  2. [n]  an ability that has been acquired by training

ACCOMPLISHMENT is a 14 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: achievement, acquirement, acquisition, attainment, skill
 See Also: ability, accomplished fact, action, arrival, attainment, base on balls, close call, close shave, completion, craft, craftsmanship, credit, deed, effort, enlisting, exploit, face saver, face saving, fait accompli, feat, freeing, going, haymaking, horsemanship, liberation, literacy, marksmanship, masterpiece, masterstroke, narrow escape, numeracy, oarsmanship, pass, performance, power, reaching, record, recruitment, release, salesmanship, seamanship, showmanship, sledding, smooth, soldiering, soldiership, squeak, squeaker, swordsmanship, track record, walk, workmanship



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ac*com"plish*ment\ (-ment), n. [F.
accomplissement, fr. accomplir.]
1. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion;
   fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a
   prophecy, etc.

2. That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly;
   acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence
   of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or
   training. ``My new accomplishment of dancing.''
   --Churchill. ``Accomplishments befitting a station.''

         Accomplishments have taken virtue's place, And
         wisdom falls before exterior grace.   --Cowper.

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