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Definition of "achieved" []

  • Highly skilled or developed; accomplished: "The author . . . is not merely lucky, but an achieved and deserving fiction writer” ( Wright Morris). (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "achieved" in a sentence
  • "Temples are closed on Sundays and open only to church members considered worthy — a designation achieved through tithe paying and a faithful adherence to the standards of conduct expected by the church."
  • "Temples are closed on Sundays and open only to church members considered worthy - a designation achieved through tithe paying and a faithful adherence to the standards of conduct expected by the church."
  • "The Tar Heels returned home from snowy Detroit with the hardware Tuesday afternoon, greeted at the Smith Center by approximately 13,000 adorers to celebrate the title achieved a night earlier by defeating Michigan State in front of a record crowd for a championship game."