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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of accomplishing or the state of being accomplished; completion.
  • noun Something carried out or completed successfully; an achievement.
  • noun An acquired skill or refinement.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of accomplishing or carrying into effect; fulfilment; achievement: as, the accomplishment of a prophecy; the accomplishment of our desires or ends.
  • noun An acquirement; an attainment, especially such as belongs to cultivated or fashionable society: generally in the plural.
  • noun Synonyms Completion, fulfilment, perfection, performance, execution, achievement. Acquirements, Acquisitions, Attainments, etc. (see acquirement), qualifications, skill, graces.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment
  • noun That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly; acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or training.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
  • noun That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly; acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or training.
  • noun Something accomplished; an achievement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the action of accomplishing something
  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training

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Examples

  • _accomplishment_, as a superficial and ornamental attainment, almost the only one I possess -- and formerly, if I had any vanity at all connected with any endowment or attainment of mine, it was with this, for I had observed that no accomplishment was so rare.

    The Opium Habit

  • This accomplishment is the result of the fruitful combination of the artist who creates the art, and the "amateur" who loves it: individuals, corporations, foundations, government work together to find audiences and the funds to give expression to our creative talent.

    Canada's Artistic Boom II

  • I feel only too often their inadequacy to express my ideals; thus what you speak of as accomplishment I fear is often but attempt.

    Edward MacDowell

  • While my outgivings have always been sincere, I feel only too often their inadequacy to express my ideals; thus what you speak of as accomplishment I fear is often but attempt.

    Edward MacDowell

  • I think it would be much more problematic if the hero’s main accomplishment is a temporary victory over a villain that somehow escapes.

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Open Writing Forum

  • Every accomplishment is a victory and should be celebrated.

    Well, I Think I've Put This Off Long Enough...

  • Every accomplishment is a victory and should be celebrated.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • My main accomplishment of the day was walking from the Zoo to Pioneer Square starting about 6pm, stopping for a little of the memorial concert for Les Sarnoff.

    Walk around time (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • His greatest accomplishment is forming a perfect ass-groove in his couch.

    To Be An American: Part Three - Cultural Icons | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • (And he was the second guy on the moon – and the guy who punched out Bart Sibrel, not the equal in accomplishment, but just as gratifying for a person to watch!)

    Space: The Final Caliphate « Antiwar.com Blog

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