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Pronunciation:  u'teynmunt

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

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

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