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accomplish

verb [T] uk   /əˈkʌm.plɪʃ/ us    /-ˈkɑːm-/
C1 to finish something successfully or to achieve something: The students accomplished the task in less than ten minutes. She accomplished such a lot during her visit. I feel as if I've accomplished nothing since I left my job.
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in Korean 성취하다…
in Arabic يُنجِز, يُتِمّ…
in French accomplir…
in Turkish başarmak, üstesinden gelmek…
in Italian portare a termine, compiere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 完成, 實現, 達到…
in Russian выполнять…
in Polish osiągać…
in Spanish realizar, lograr…
in Portuguese realizar, alcançar…
in German schaffen…
in Catalan acomplir, dur a terme…
in Japanese ~を成し遂げる, 達成する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 完成, 实现, 达到…
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