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"achievement" in British English

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achievementnoun [C or U]

uk   /əˈtʃiːv.mənt/ us   /əˈtʃiːv.mənt/
B1 something very good and difficult that you have succeeded in doing: An Olympic silver medal is a remarkable achievement for one so young. The Tale of Genji has been described as the greatest achievement of Japanese literature. It gives you a sense of achievement if you actually make it to the end of a very long book.

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"achievement" in American English

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achievementnoun [C]

us   /əˈtʃiv·mənt/
something that you did or got after planning and working to make it happen, and that therefore gives you a feeling of satisfaction, or the act of working to make this happen: [C] a scientific achievement [C] For an actor, winning an Oscar is one of the greatest achievements you can hope for.
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"achievement" in Business English

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achievementnoun

uk   /əˈtʃiːvmənt/ us  
[C] something that a person, company, etc. has done or finished successfully: Look at your achievements and your value in monetary terms.
[U] the act of achieving something or of achieving things generally: The company's name is synonymous with outstanding achievement.
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“achievement” in Business English

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