Definition of attainment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əˈteɪnmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈteɪnmənt//
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  1. 1[countable, usually plural] (British English) something that you achieved a young woman of impressive educational attainments
  2. 2[uncountable] success in achieving something The attainment of his ambitions was still a dream. attainment targets (= for example in education) Bonus payments encourage the attainment of higher production targets. schools with high levels of academic attainment
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: attainment