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achieve

verb [T] uk   us   /əˈtʃiːv/
B1 to succeed in finishing something or reaching an aim, especially after a lot of work or effort: The government's training policy, he claimed, was achieving its objectives. She finally achieved her ambition to visit South America. I've been working all day, but I feel as if I've achieved nothing.
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in Arabic يُنْجِز, يُحقِّق…
in Korean -를 이루다…
in Malaysian mencapai…
in French réaliser…
in Turkish başarmak…
in Italian ottenere, raggiungere…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指經過努力)完成,達到,實現…
in Russian достигать…
in Polish osiągać…
in Vietnamese đạt được…
in Spanish conseguir, lograr…
in Portuguese conseguir, alcançar…
in Thai สำเร็จ…
in German erreichen…
in Catalan aconseguir…
in Japanese ~を達成する, ~に成功する…
in Indonesian mencapai…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指经过努力)完成,达到,实现…
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