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Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Etymology

French accomplissement, from accomplir

Pronunciation

  • (RP) IPA: /əˈkɒmplɪʃmənt/

Noun

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accomplishment

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  1. The act of accomplishing; entire performance; completion; fulfillment; as, the accomplishment of an enterprise, of a prophecy, etc.
  2. That which completes, perfects, or equips thoroughly; acquirement; attainment; that which constitutes excellence of mind, or elegance of manners, acquired by education or training.
    • My new accomplishment of dancing. - Churchill
    • Accomplishments befitting a station. - Thackeray
    • Accomplishments have taken virtue's place, / And wisdom falls before exterior grace. - Cowper

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accomplishment” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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