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attainverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈteɪn/ formal
C1 to ​reach or ​succeed in getting something: He has attained the ​highestgrade in his ​musicexams. We need to ​identify the ​bestways of attaining ​our objectives/​goals. India attained ​independence in 1947, after ​decades of ​struggle.
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attainverb [T]

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