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success

EN[səkˈsɛs]
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WSuccess
  • Success may refer to:
  • Attainment of higher social status
  • Achievement of a goal, for example academic success
  • The opposite of failure
EN Success

    Definition of success in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsuccessesSUF-ess
    1. OBS Something which happens as a consequence; the outcome or result.
      1. The achievement of one's aim or goal.
        1. His third attempt to pass the entrance exam was a success.
      2. (business) financial profitability.
        1. Don't let success go to your head.
      3. One who, or that which, achieves assumed goals.
        1. Scholastically, he was a success.
        2. The new range of toys has been a resounding success.
      4. The fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame.
        1. She is country music's most recent success.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • After the incredible success of Cadbury's latest low-fat chocolate bar, Nestlé has jumped on the bandwagon, and released a low-fat version of Kit Kat.
        • These performances had been a success with audiences, also refreshing the 'typical' Opera North demographic and making the transition from concert-goer to opera-goer more fluid.
        • The success of these women has had the snowball effect of bringing more and more women into the sport over the past few years.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The new range of toys has been a resounding success.
        • I misspent my youth making friends and meeting people. Wait a minute, that's the secret of my success!
        • His third attempt to pass the entrance exam was a success.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en successful
        2. en succession
        3. fr succession
        4. en successfully
        5. en successor
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Grammatically, this word "success" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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