achieve meaning

[ ə'tʃi:v ] Pronunciation:   "achieve" in a sentence
  • Verb: achieve  u'cheev
    1. To gain with effort
      "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
      - accomplish, attain, reach

    Derived forms: achieves, achieving, achieved

    See also: achievable, achievement, achiever

    Type of: bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win

    Encyclopedia: Achieve, Inc

  • [Business]
    verb [+ obj]

    to succeed in reaching a particular goal, status or standard, especially by making an effort for a long time:

    The company achieved its target of a 15% increase in sales this year.

    The group had failed to achieve expected price improvements.

    to achieve a goal/ an objective/ a target

    achievable // adjective:

    Profits of $20 m look achievable.



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  1. remarkable economic results have been achieved.
  2. general stability has been achieved in the country.
  3. very good results have been achieved in rural reform.
  4. do not belittle what he has achieved.
  5. all this cannot be achieved overnight.

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