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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 achieve·ment /əˈʧivmənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·chieve·ment n.
 1. The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object.
 2. A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.
    [The exploits] of the ancient saints . . . do far surpass the most famous achievements of pagan heroes.   --Barrow.
    The highest achievements of the human intellect.   --Macaulay.
 3. Her. An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the action of accomplishing something [syn: accomplishment]