[ uh-kom-plish-muhnt ]
/ əˈkɒm plɪʃ mənt /


an act or instance of carrying into effect; fulfillment: the accomplishment of our desires.
something done admirably or creditably: Space exploration is a major accomplishment of science.
anything accomplished; deed; achievement: a career measured in a series of small accomplishments.
Often accomplishments.
  1. a grace, skill, or knowledge expected in polite society.
  2. any acquired ability or knowledge.

Origin of accomplishment

1425–75; late Middle English; see accomplish, -ment. Compare French accomplissement

OTHER WORDS FROM accomplishment

pre·ac·com·plish·ment, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for accomplishment

/ (əˈkɒmplɪʃmənt, əˈkʌm-) /


the act of carrying out or achieving
something achieved or successfully completed
(often plural) skill or talent
(often plural) social grace, style, and poise