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at·tain·ment

 (ə-tān′mənt)
n.
1. The act of attaining or the condition of being attained.
2. Something, such as an accomplishment or achievement, that is attained.

attainment

(əˈteɪnmənt)
n
an achievement or the act of achieving; accomplishment

at•tain•ment

(əˈteɪn mənt)

n.
1. the act of attaining.
2. something attained; a personal acquirement; achievement.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.attainment - the act of achieving an aim; "the attainment of independence"
accomplishment, achievement - the action of accomplishing something
record - 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"
success - an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success"
course credit, credit - recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours
rise to power, accession - the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne); "Elizabeth's accession in 1558"
2.attainment - arrival at a new stage; "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"
arrival, reaching - accomplishment of an objective
3.attainment - an ability that has been acquired by trainingattainment - an ability that has been acquired by training
ability, power - possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
craftsmanship, workmanship, craft - skill in an occupation or trade
horsemanship - skill in handling and riding horses
literacy - the ability to read and write
marksmanship - skill in shooting
mastership - the skill of a master
mixology - skill in preparing mixed drinks
numeracy - skill with numbers and mathematics
oarsmanship - skill as an oarsman
salesmanship - skill in selling; skill in persuading people to buy; "he read a book on salesmanship but it didn't help"
seamanship - skill in sailing
showmanship - the ability to present something (especially theatrical shows) in an attractive manner
soldiering, soldiership - skills that are required for the life of soldier
swordsmanship - skill in fencing

attainment

attainment

noun
Something completed or attained successfully:
Translations

attainment

[əˈteɪnmənt]
A. N
1. (= achieving) [of knowledge] → logro m; [of happiness] → logro m, conquista f; [of independence, freedom] → conquista f, consecución f; [of goal, aim] → logro m, consecución f
difficult of attainmentde difícil consecución, de difícil realización
2. (= accomplishment) → logro m
3. attainments (= skill) → talento msing (in para) (= knowledge) → conocimientos mpl (in de)
B. CPD attainment target N (Brit) (Scol) → nivel m básico estipulado

attainment

[əˈteɪnmənt] n
(= achievement) [aim] → réalisation f, obtention f
(= skill) → connaissance f; [school pupil] → résultat m

attainment

n
(= act of attaining)Erreichung f, → Erreichen nt; (of knowledge, happiness, prosperity, power)Erlangen nt; difficult/easy etc of attainment (form)schwierig/leicht zu erreichen or erlangen
(usu pl: = accomplishment) → Fertigkeit f; a low/high standard of attainmentein niedriger/hoher Leistungsstandard

attainment

[əˈteɪnmənt] (frm) n (of ambition) → realizzazione f; (of position, happiness) → raggiungimento; (achievement) → risultato ottenuto
attainments (accomplishments) → cognizioni fpl (acquisite)
linguistic attainments → abilità fpl linguistiche
References in classic literature ?
Now, the moral side of an industry, productive or unproductive, the redeeming and ideal aspect of this bread-winning, is the attainment and preservation of the highest possible skill on the part of the craftsmen.
The Communists fight for the attainment of the immediate aims, for the enforcement of the momentary interests of the working class; but in the movement of the present, they also represent and take care of the future of that movement.
For a free mountaineer to pause at a paltry consideration of dollars and cents, in the attainment of any object that might strike his fancy, would stamp him with the mark of the beast in the estimation of his comrades.
and the wish, which constitutes the Emperor's sole and absolute aim- to establish peace in Europe on firm foundations- has now decided him to despatch part of the army abroad and to create a new condition for the attainment of that purpose.
He took long chances often in his after life; but only when the taking of chances might further the attainment of some cherished end--and, always thereafter, he practiced pole-vaulting.
The fashions of the day were rapidly running into the attainment of accomplishments among the young of her own sex, and the piano forte was already sending forth its sonorous harmony from one end of the Union to the other, while the glittering usefulness of the tambour-frame was discarded for the pallet and brush.
THE UTILITY OF THE UNION TO YOUR POLITICAL PROSPERITY THE INSUFFICIENCY OF THE PRESENT CONFEDERATION TO PRESERVE THAT UNION THE NECESSITY OF A GOVERNMENT AT LEAST EQUALLY ENERGETIC WITH THE ONE PROPOSED, TO THE ATTAINMENT OF THIS OBJECT THE CONFORMITY OF THE PROPOSED CONSTITUTION TO THE TRUE PRINCIPLES OF REPUBLICAN GOVERNMENT ITS ANALOGY TO YOUR OWN STATE CONSTITUTION and lastly, THE ADDITIONAL SECURITY WHICH ITS ADOPTION WILL AFFORD TO THE PRESERVATION OF THAT SPECIES OF GOVERNMENT, TO LIBERTY, AND TO PROPERTY.
It is too early for politicians to presume on our forgetting that the public good, the real welfare of the great body of the people, is the supreme object to be pursued; and that no form of government whatever has any other value than as it may be fitted for the attainment of this object.
So that from this any one may suppose that it is necessary to instruct young persons in it; for all those pleasures which are harmless are not only conducive to the final end of life, but serve also as relaxations; and, as men are but rarely in the attainment of that final end, they often cease from their labour and apply to amusement, with no further view than to acquire the pleasure attending it.
Somehow, old Avonlea days and dreams and friendships seemed very close to her in this attainment of her long-cherished ambitions.
With smiling ease, apologetically, Weeks tore to pieces all that Hayward had said; with elaborate civility he displayed the superficiality of his attainments.
He was heard to speak of Sir Kenelm Digby and other famous men -- whose scientific attainments were esteemed hardly less than supernatural -- as having been his correspondents or associates.