Etymology
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achievement (n.)

late 15c., "act of completing" (something), from French achèvement "a finishing," noun of action from Old French achever "to finish, accomplish" (see achieve). Meaning "thing achieved" is recorded from 1590s.

updated on December 07, 2020

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Definitions of achievement from WordNet

achievement (n.)
the action of accomplishing something;
Synonyms: accomplishment
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.