attainable attainable  /ə ˈteɪ nə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being attained or accomplished

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He wants beauty to be attainable by the masses, even the poorest.
  2. In politics it can sometimes ripen and harden into a tough kernel of ambition, as the unimaginable slowly becomes transformed into the attainable.
  3. He is a great playwright who spent many years writing only speeches instead, in order to make all of our dreams more attainable.

News

  1. School notes

    Forty fifth-grade students have earned the Presidential Academic Fitness Award, the highest academic honor attainable by an elementary student.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. William Lyon Homes' Atrium to Bring Modern Condominium Designs to the Spectrum in San Diego

    San Diegans who are ready to make the milestone leap to homeownership will soon find that Atrium by William Lyon Homes is the attainable opportunity they have been looking for. With six brand new condominium ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. ERBE: Treatment options, end of stigma offer hope to mentally ill

    By hosting a national conference on mental health, the White House did something incredibly important. It aimed not only to raise awareness so more Americans can recognize signs of mental illness among family and friends and to increase treatment, but also to spread the word that recovery is more attainable than ever.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Evansville Courier & Press

Quotes

  1. Citing the supposed improvements in border enforcement, Napolitano said: "I've been dealing hands-on with immigration issues since 1993, so trust me:I know a major shift when I see one, and what I have seen makes reform far more attainable this time...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Janet Napolitano Source: Examiner.com

  2. "The agreement reached today prescribes standards that are both aggressive and attainable," said Dingell. "We have achieved consensus on several provisions that provide critical environmental safeguards without jeopardizing American jobs."
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: John Dingell Source: FOXNews

  3. "A secure, stable democratic Iraq at peace with its neighbors is, in my view, attainable," Crocker said.
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Ryan Crocker Source: Malaysia Star

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