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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.
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

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.
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

achiever

nLeistungstyp m (inf); to be an achieverleistungsorientiert sein; high achiever (Sch) → leistungsstarkes Kind

achiever

[əˈtʃiːvəʳ] n (Sociol) she is a high achieverha una personalità vincente
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