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Meaning of ATTAINMENT

Pronunciation:  u'teynmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  arrival at a new stage; "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"
  2. [n]  the act of achieving an aim; "the attainment of independence"
  3. [n]  an ability that has been acquired by training
 

ATTAINMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, skill
 
 See Also: ability, accomplishment, achievement, arrival, course credit, craft, craftsmanship, credit, horsemanship, literacy, marksmanship, numeracy, oarsmanship, power, reaching, record, salesmanship, seamanship, showmanship, soldiering, soldiership, success, swordsmanship, workmanship

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\At*tain"ment\, n.
1. The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching;
   hence, the act of obtaining by efforts.

         The attainment of every desired object. --Sir W.
                                               Jones.

2. That which is attained to, or obtained by exertion;
   acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements;
   knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accession, accomplished fact, accomplishment, accomplishments, achievement, acquirement, acquisition, acquisition of knowledge, acquisitions, addition, advent, appearance, approach, arrival, attainments, carrying out, coming, coming by, consummation, discharge, dispatch, dragging down, earnings, edification, education, effectuation, enlightenment, execution, fait accompli, finish, fruition, fulfillment, gaining, getting, getting hold of, illumination, implementation, instruction, learning, liberal education, making, mission accomplished, moneygetting, moneygrubbing, moneymaking, obtainment, obtention, performance, procural, procurance, procuration, procurement, production, reaching, realization, securement, sophistication, store of knowledge, success, trover, winning
 

 

 

 

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