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uh tayn muhnt

  • n  the act of achieving an aim
    the attainment of independence
  • n  arrival at a new stage
    his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition
  • n  an ability that has been acquired by training

  • Last week, enjoying his demonstration, Harris said he looks forward to early attainment of his real goal: "Freedom to grow cotton for the world market with no supports or controls.
  • And the ensuing frustration due to unfulfilled aims can lead in turn to the establishment of even more 'revolutionary' goals, even less susceptible of attainment.
  • America ranks highest in "economic participation and opportunity" at #12 and "educational attainment" where it's tied for #1.
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  • Kevin Brennan in ic Wales
    Mr Brennan said: "We want to transform the lives of children in care, improve their educational attainment and give them the same chance in life as other children. As part of this, we want to see them given more choice about their placements and to...
  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Inquirer.net
    A day of prayer for peace and reconciliation may serve to promote the attainment of our national goals,Arroyo said.

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