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English definition of “attain”

attain

verb [T]    /əˈteɪn/
to achieve something difficult to do or obtain: You need financial security in order to attain emotional well-being. attainable    /əˈteɪ·nə·bəl/ adjective You need to set goals that are clear and attainable. attainment    /əˈteɪn·mənt/ noun [C/U] fml [U] Abiola pledged his life to the attainment of justice.
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