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noun 
  1. The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the of his/her object.
  2. A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.
The exploits of the ancient saints ... do far surpass the most famous achievements of pagan heroes. - Barrow
The highest achievements of the human intellect. - Macaulay
  1. (context, heraldry) An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment. - Cussans
Translations: 
  • Dutch: prestatie f
  • French: accomplissement m
  • German: Vollendung f
  • Italian: realizzazione f
  • Spanish: realización f, logro m
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Etymology: Compare French achèvement, English hatchment


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