attaining meaning


    Definition of attaining in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFattainSGattainsPT, PPattainedSUF-ing
    1. present participle of attain.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • In Jane Eyre this hypodiegetic level is only attained four times again, first in chapter fifteen, in which Rochester tells Jane about his mistress Celine Varens, second in chapter twenty-seven [...]
        • Some years later, this “obscure quack” attained permanent nonobscurity when the procedure bearing his name became world famous, saving many lives.
        • To attain such a high level of proficiency requires hours of practice each day.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en obtaining
      2. en detaining
      3. en retaining
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      Meaning of attaining for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "attaining" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      Definiteness: Level 1
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