What's the difference between attainment and achievement? Is there any difference between these words?
Aug 24, 2014 1:27 AM
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Attain is usually used for an abstract concept and has the sense of "getting" something. You attain your goals. You attain enlightenment. Achievement is usually used for something you worked for. It has the sense of putting forth effort or using skill.
August 24, 2014
Lucy attained a certain degree of fame, from her magazine article on the Amazonian tribe, she discovered. Her achievement won her recognition from the European Sociological Society.
August 24, 2014
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