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Attainment is a member of the word family attain, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.
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Definition of the noun attainment
What does attainment mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: attainments
- the act of achieving an aim
- example: the attainment of independence
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- more generic words: accomplishment / achievement = the action of accomplishing something
- more specific terms:
- arrival at a new stage
- an ability that has been acquired by training
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of attainment: accomplishment / acquirement / acquisition / skill
- more generic words: ability / power = possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
- more specific words:
- craftsmanship / workmanship / craft = skill in an occupation or trade
- horsemanship = skill in handling and riding horses
- literacy = the ability to read and write
- marksmanship = skill in shooting
- mastership = the skill of a master
- mixology = skill in preparing mixed drinks
- numeracy = skill with numbers and mathematics
- oarsmanship = skill as an oarsman
- salesmanship = skill in selling
- seamanship = skill in sailing
- showmanship = the ability to present something (especially theatrical shows) in an attractive manner
- soldiership / soldiering = skills that are required for the life of soldier
- swordsmanship = skill in fencing
Alternative definition of the noun attainment
- The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; the act of obtaining by exertion or effort.
- That which is attained, or obtained by exertion; acquisition; acquirement.
"Attainment" is a musical album of Charles Brackeen.
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Development, Selection, and Pilot Demonstration of Preliminary Environmental Indicators for the Clean Water State Revolving Loan Program
Use attainment is a term which describes the degree to which environmental indicators are either above or below...
Threatened attainment means that the indices are meeting the biocriteria, but are close to falling below the line of acceptance.
Achieving Anew (2009)
How New Immigrants Do in American Schools, Jobs, and Neighborhoods by Michael J. White, Jennifer E. Glick
FOR THE individual, educational attainment is a key determinant of future economic mobility in the United States (Becker and Tomes 1986; Blau and Duncan 1967). Certainly, our conventional American dream is predicated, in part, on the ...
"Investments, Incentives and Institutions" by UN Millennium Project
In some countries the main reason for low educational attainment is that children do not enroll in school countries (Bruns, Mingat, and Rakotomalala 2003). In India, for example, ...
Sport and Social Mobility (2011)
Crossing Boundaries by Ramón Spaaij
Educational attainment is a fundamental basis for upward social mobility in capitalist societies. The importance of education, however, is not limited to formal schooling but also includes lifelong informal learning (e.g. Field 2005).
The Radical Reader (2011)
A Documentary History of the American Radical Tradition by Timothy McCarthy, John McMillian
Its highest attainment is the reduction of mankind to clockwork. In its atmosphere all those finer and more delicate liberties, which require treatment and spacious expansion, inevitably dry up and perish. The State requires a taxpaying machine ...
“Educational attainment is a common measure of socioeconomic position in HIV datasets from Africa. Several studies have shown higher HIV prevalence among more educated groups, but this may change over time. We describe changes in ...
Deleuze, The Dark Precursor (2012)
Dialectic, Structure, Being by Eleanor Kaufman
The ultimate attainment is an empty and pure form, which is also a pure order, and with that, static. Time at its most radical is divorced from movement and is static. As we proceed, then, through the Deleuzian syntheses of time, we ascend to ...
by Kant Patel, Mark E. Rushefsky
Overall health system attainment is a composite measurement ...
The financial aid provided by schools and underrepresented minority students' attainment is a key policy concern. The variable on financial aid received is binary, coded 1 for respondents who reported receiving any grant or loan during the ...
Sufi Narratives of Intimacy (2012)
Ibn 'Arabī, Gender, and Sexuality by Sa'diyya Shaikh
Ibn ʿArabī's view that women had access to this exalted level of spiritual attainment is an important assertion of female ontological capacity. Nonetheless, these assertions were still contained, constrained, and constructed within an ...
A Handbook of Staff Development Activities by David Hopkins, Alma Harris
Research has shown thatstudentslearn how to attain concepts through practice, and concept attainment is an important means of providing such practice. The more students practise manipulating and pre- empting concepts,the more effectively ...
New Conceptualizations of the Learning Process by Maureen T. Hallinan
Thus, both for symbolic reasons and because these tests define the curriculum as taught, minimum competency attainment is a limited goal for school improvement. If we enlarge our view of school improvement to include raising standards for ...
by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, Meredith Kazer, PhD, APRN, A/GNP-BC
attainment. Introduced in 1981, Imogene King's theory focused on individuals as personal systems, two or more individuals as interpersonal systems, and organized boundary systems that regulate roles, behaviors, values, and roles as social ...
by Raymond Boudon, Francois Bourricaud
In order to establish a causal relationship, we will try to show that the characteristic 'disadvantaged family background' leads to the appearance of the characteristic 'low educational attainment'. 0In a case like this we would create a sample of ...
by Jens Beckert, Milan Zafirovski
Religion and status attainment In the latter half of the twentieth century, research began to focus on the individual level relationships between religion and status attainment. Gerhard Lenski's Religious Factor spurred considerable research and ...
by Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP
ATTAINMENT. Introduced in 1981, Imogene King's theory focused on individuals as personal systems, two or more individuals as interpersonal systems, and organized boundary systems that regulate roles, behaviors, values, and roles as ...
A Dictionary of Sociology (2009)
by John Scott, Gordon Marshall
status attainment The position of (for example) university professor, doctor, or auto-mechanic is usually gained via competitive examination, followed by successful entry into the job-market. It is conventional to contrast achieved status with ...
by Gerald D. Jaynes
See also Educational Attainment; Tuskegee Airmen; Tuskegee Institute; Washington, Booker T. Further Reading Scott, Emmett J., and Lyman Beecher Stowe. Booker T. Washington, Builder of a Civilization. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1916.
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- Attainment Meaning
Video shows what attainment means. The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; the act of obtaining by exertion or effort.. That which is attained, ...
- Attainment's Access Language Arts iPad app
Access Language Arts app is based on the curriculum "Teaching to Standards: English Language Arts", which was created by Attainment and East Tennessee ...
- The ULI to Support Attainment of Content & English Language Proficiency Standards
The Understanding Language Initiative to Support Attainment of Content & English Language Proficiency Standards Presentation slides are available at: ...
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Scrabble value of A1T1T1A1I1N1M3E1N1T1
The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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