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Definition 1: the act of achieving an aim - [noun denoting act]

Samples where attainment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the attainment of independence

(attainment is a kind of ...) the action of accomplishing something

(... is a kind of attainment ) an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport)

"he tied the Olympic record" "coffee production last year broke all previous records" "Chicago set the homicide record"

(... is a kind of attainment ) an attainment that is successful

"his success in the marathon was unexpected" "his new play was a great success"

(... is a kind of attainment ) recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours

(... is a kind of attainment ) the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne)

"Elizabeth's accession in 1558"

Definition 2: arrival at a new stage - [noun denoting act]

Samples where attainment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition

(attainment is a kind of ...) accomplishment of an objective

Definition 3: an ability that has been acquired by training - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for attainment in the sense of this definition

(attainment is a kind of ...) possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

"danger heightened his powers of discrimination"

(... is a kind of attainment ) skills that are required for the life of soldier

(... is a kind of attainment ) the ability to present something (especially theatrical shows) in an attractive manner

(... is a kind of attainment ) skill in sailing

(... is a kind of attainment ) skill in selling; skill in persuading people to buy

"he read a book on salesmanship but it didn't help"

(... is a kind of attainment ) skill as an oarsman

(... is a kind of attainment ) skill with numbers and mathematics

(... is a kind of attainment ) skill in preparing mixed drinks

(... is a kind of attainment ) the skill of a master

(... is a kind of attainment ) skill in shooting

(... is a kind of attainment ) the ability to read and write

(... is a kind of attainment ) skill in handling and riding horses

(... is a kind of attainment ) skill in an occupation or trade

(... is a kind of attainment ) skill in fencing

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