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a·chieve

 (ə-chēv′)
v. a·chieved, a·chiev·ing, a·chieves
v.tr.
1. To gain with effort or despite difficulty; reach: achieve fame as a singer; achieve a record speed.
2. To succeed in accomplishing; bring about: achieve a task; achieve an improvement in foreign relations. See Synonyms at perform.
v.intr.
To accomplish something successfully; perform at a standard or above standard level: skills needed to achieve in school.

[Middle English acheven, from Old French achever, from a chief (venir), (to come) to a head; see chief.]

a·chiev′a·ble adj.
a·chiev′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.achiever - a person with a record of successesachiever - a person with a record of successes; "his son would never be the achiever that his father was"; "only winners need apply"; "if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
first lady - the leading woman in an art or profession
great - a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field; "he is one of the greats of American music"
highflier, highflyer - a person of great ability and ambition
natural - someone regarded as certain to succeed; "he's a natural for the job"
sleeper - an unexpected achiever of success; "the winner was a true sleeper--no one expected him to get it"
nonstarter, unsuccessful person, loser, failure - a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

achiever

noun success, winner, dynamo, high-flyer, doer, go-getter (informal), organizer, active person, overachiever, man or woman of action, wheeler-dealer (informal) In school, he was not one of the achievers.
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Translations

achiever

[əˈtʃiːvər] n
to be a high achiever → être très doué(e)
to be a low achiever → ne pas être (très) doué(e)
a way to keep low achievers from dropping out → un moyen de maintenir les moins doués dans le systèmeAchilles heel [əˈkɪliːz] ntalon m d'AchilleAchilles tendon [əˈkɪliːz] ntendon m d'Achille
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

achiever

nLeistungstyp m (inf); to be an achieverleistungsorientiert sein; high achiever (Sch) → leistungsstarkes Kind
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

achiever

[əˈtʃiːvəʳ] n (Sociol) she is a high achieverha una personalità vincente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Total prize-money for the nine-race card is A$8.6m and there are high hopes the biggest prize will be heading to Buckingham Palace after Carlton House's most recent effort, when he was just caught by tomorrow's rival Silent Achiever in the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes.
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