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Definition of Attainment

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

Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
Leo Tolstoy

To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
James Allen

I take it that the good of mankind means the attainment, by every man, of all the happiness which he can enjoy without diminishing the happiness of his fellow men.
Thomas Huxley
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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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