At*tain"ment (#), n.

1.

The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; hence, the act of obtaining by efforts.

The attainment of every desired object. Sir W. Jones.

2.

That which is attained to, or obtained by exertion; acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements; knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments.

 

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