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Definition of accomplishment noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] an impressive thing that is done or achieved after a lot of work synonym achievement It was one of the president's greatest accomplishments. The series of paintings is quite an accomplishment.
  2. 2[uncountable] (formal) the successful completing of something Money will be crucial to the accomplishment of our objectives.
  3. 3[countable, uncountable] a skill or special ability Drawing and singing were among her many accomplishments. a poet of rare accomplishment
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: accomplishment