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achieveverb [T]

 us   /əˈtʃiv/
to do or obtain something that you wanted after planning and working to make it happen: She achieved her objective of qualifying for the US Olympic team. I am hopeful that we can achieve peace eventually, but it is not going to be easy.
achievable
adjective [not gradable]  us   /əˈtʃi·və·bəl/
Increasing sales by 5 percent is an achievable goal.
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achieveverb [T]

uk   /əˈtʃiːv/  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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achieveverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈtʃiːv/
to successfully finish or do something you wanted to do, especially after a lot of effort: attempt/strive/seek to achieve sth Salespersons strived to achieve maximum sales.achieve an objective/goal/target The division has achieved its objective of being a major force in home entertainment. It is hard to see how these projects can achieve their potential . achieve success/profitability/savings
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