Achievement

Accomplishment or performance; the realization of potential. Compare with aptitude.

Achievement

This does not necessarily mean the achievement of qualifications. It includes measurable improvement and progression in literacy, numeracy and for language skills in vocational, academic, social and personal contexts.

Achievement

In heraldry, an achievement means any complete heraldic composition.
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Achievement

[heraldry] An achievement (or armorial achievement or heraldic achievement, historical: hatchment) in heraldry is a full display of all the heraldic components to which the bearer of a coat of arms is entitled. An achievement comprises not only the armorials themselves displayed on the Escutcheon, the central element, but also the following...
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Achievement

[video gaming] In video gaming parlance, an achievement, also sometimes known as a trophy, badge, award, stamp, medal or challenge, is a meta-goal defined outside of a game`s parameters. Unlike the systems of quests or levels that usually define the goals of a video game and have a direct effect on further gameplay, the management of achiev...
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achievement

In heraldry, a complete coat of arms as opposed to its component parts, such as shield, helmet, or crest. ...
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Achievement

A·chieve'ment (-m e nt) noun [ Confer French achèvement , English Hatchment .] 1. The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object. 2. A great or heroic deed; something ...
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achievement

Success in bringing an effort to the desired end; the degree or level of success attained in some specified area (especially. Scholastic) or in general. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Achievement

• (n.) The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object. • (n.) A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat. • (n.) An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shiel...
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achievement

(from the article `heraldry`) The term achievement, properly armorial achievement, means the whole display showing shield, helmet, crest, mantling, wreath, and, if appropriate, ... ...the dead. It also identified the knight in the social surroundings of the tournament. What today is popularly termed a `coat of arms` is properl...
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achievement

achievement 1. Something accomplished; especially, by superior ability, special effort, great courage, etc. 2. The act of achieving; attainment or accomplishment. 3. In heraldry, the full display of the armorial bearings (bearing a coat or coats of arms) of an individual or corporation.
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Achievement

Achievement is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Achievement

A system installed by Microsoft which awards the Xbox 360 player with virtual trophies when performing certain feats in games.
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Achievement

[horse] Achievement (1864–1872) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and broodmare. In a career that lasted from April 1866 to June 1868 she ran twenty-three times and won sixteen races. She was arguably the best British two-year-old of either sex in 1866 when she won eleven times and was only beaten when attempting to concede weight to c...
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achievement

the action of accomplishing something
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