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One entry found for achieve.
Main Entry: achieve
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystresschemacronv
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): achieved; achiev·ing
Etymology: Middle English acheven "achieve," from early French achever "to finish," from a- "to" and cheef "end, head," from Latin caput "head" --related to CAPITAL, CHIEF
1 : ACCOMPLISH <achieved our purpose>
2 : to get by effort <achieve greatness>
- achiev·able /-primarystresschemacron-vschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- achiev·er noun

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