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noun     achievement pronunciation in British English
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  1. [countable] a particular thing that you have achieved

    his many achievements

    a remarkable achievement

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the fact of achieving something
      achievement of:

      They are holding a party to celebrate the achievement of their first year’s goals.

      sense of achievement:

      It was hard work, but the sense of achievement is huge.

    2. b.
      [uncountable] the fact of achieving or succeeding at things in general, by being determined or working hard
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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