Meaning of “attain” in the English Dictionary

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attainverb [ T ]

us /əˈteɪn/

to achieve something difficult to do or obtain:

adjective us /əˈteɪ·nə·bəl/

You need to set goals that are clear and attainable.
noun [ C/U ] us /əˈteɪn·mənt/


[ U ] Abiola pledged his life to the attainment of justice.

(Definition of “attain” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)