Meaning of ACHIEVE in English


[verb] [T] - to succeed in finishing (something) or reaching (an aim), esp. after a lot of work or effortThe government's training policy, he claimed, was achieving its objectives of increasing skills and providing for Britain's industrial future.She finally achieved her ambition to visit South America.I've been working all day, but I feel as if I've achieved nothing.Though highly respected for her writing, she never achieved much commercial success.He then started writing his own music, achieving international fame with the music and lyrics for 'Guys and Dolls' in 1950.Democracy is very hard to achieve.See also underachieve.

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