Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A simplified spelling of achieve.

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Examples

  • Over at Democracy Arsenal, Michael Cohen reads a quote from a prospective Obama adviser about "achiev [ing] small, concrete outcomes that advance political freedoms in very tangible ways and do [ing] so, without talking about doing so" and observes:

    Whether Or Not I Said I Saw It Coming | ATTACKERMAN

  • Something an “anonymous” blog comment could never achiev.

    Sparks: Facebook/Social Networking | Mind on Fire

  • The Welfare Economics Paradigm approach to public policy suggests that a properly designed tax, transfer, subsidy, or rule will improve allocative efficiency in the economy, or provide a more egalitarian set of initial endowments from which to achiev...

    Evolution vs. Intelligent Design, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Reviewed by Christina Schwarz ( "A Close Read," December 2005) "Dew ... achiev [es] a style as solid and direct as the well-intentioned World War II-era midwesterners about whom she writes."

    Books in Brief

  • Reviewed by Christina Schwarz ( "A Close Read," December 2005) "Dew ... achiev [es] a style as solid and direct as the well-intentioned World War II-era midwesterners about whom she writes."

    Books in Brief

  • Reviewed by Christina Schwarz ( "A Close Read," December 2005) "Dew ... achiev [es] a style as solid and direct as the well-intentioned World War II-era midwesterners about whom she writes."

    Books in Brief

  • Reviewed by Christina Schwarz ( "A Close Read," December 2005) "Dew ... achiev [es] a style as solid and direct as the well-intentioned World War II-era midwesterners about whom she writes."

    Books in Brief

  • Our President's moral authority provides the drive to achiev hgi ioall prograeWu ree need for change.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • People economize — use means more or less effectively to achieve ends — but as certainly, they do not succeed completely in achiev - ing their ends to the maximum degree possible with the means under their control; and the ends may not be ideally good.

    ECONOMIC HISTORY

  • The difficulties which governments faced in achiev - ing satisfactory agreements limiting or controlling weapons forced men to attempt another approach — peace through arms.

    INTERNATIONAL PEACE

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