accomplishment accomplishment  /ə ˈkɑm plɪʃ mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the action of accomplishing something
  2. (n) an ability that has been acquired by training

Usage(s):

  1. The ruler of Afghanistan is a man of many accomplishments.
  2. As a young man of undistinguished academic accomplishment he was admitted to Sandhurst after two failed attempts he entered the army as a cavalry officer.
  3. The real accomplishment is to make those connections so versatile and different that they create a social network that not only reflects your life but maybe expands it.

News

  1. Brewers try to win series at Reds, but one of them may become dad today

    Read about the Brewers being just one win away from a major accomplishment, and which Brewer has the chance of becoming a father on Father's Day.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: TMJ4 Milwaukee

  2. ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jillian Bobick, senior, Anchor Bay soccer

    Accomplishment: Scored the winning, walk-off goal on an all-or-nothing shootout blast, winning a regional semifinal game for the Tars. The game was 0-0 through regulation and tied after the first shootout session. Once Tars goalie Emily Zweng stopped Grosse Pointe South’s first shooter in the second session, it was up to Bobick; and she didn’t disappoint her screaming teammates.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Voice

  3. Sergei Bobrovsky Wins Vezina Trophy, Bruins Goalie Tuukka Rask Finishes Fifth

    Sergei Bobrovsky was one of the NHL’s biggest surprises this season, and he added another impressive accomplishment to that season on Saturday night. The Columbus Blue Jackets goalie was named the Vezina Trophy winner as the NHL’s best goaltender. Bobrovsky went 21-11-6 with a 2.00 goals against average and four shutouts this season and almost got […]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network

Quotes

  1. "She was the cornerstone of our family, and a woman of extraordinary accomplishment, strength and humility," Obama said in a statement released by his campaign. "She was proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and left this world...
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Bloomberg

  2. "I would like to offer my congratulations to Barry Bonds on becoming baseball's career home run leader. It is a great accomplishment which required skill, longevity and determination," Aaron said. "Throughout the past century, the home run...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Hank Aaron Source: USA Today

  3. "It's one of those bittersweet moments. You throw a no-hitter and it's against your old team," Jackson said. "At least it's with a crowd that you've had accomplishment with."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Edwin Jackson Source: CBSSports.com

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