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Definition of Attainment


  1. The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; hence, the act of obtaining by efforts.
  2. That which is attained to, or obtained by exertion; acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements; knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments.

Attainment Quotations

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mahatma Gandhi

Is the system going to flatten you out and deny you your humanity, or are you going to be able to make use of the system to the attainment of human purposes?
Joseph Campbell

Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Miguel de Cervantes

You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires.
Claude M. Bristol

For a true writer, each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.
Ernest Hemingway
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Attainment Translations

attainment in French is atteinte
attainment in German is Errungenschaft, Erreichung
attainment in Latin is adeptio
attainment in Spanish is logro
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