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at•tain



Pronunciation: (u-tān'), [key]
v.t.
1. to reach, achieve, or accomplish; gain; obtain: to attain one's goals.
2. to come to or arrive at, esp. after some labor or tedium; reach: to attain the age of 96; to attain the mountain peak.

v.i.
1. to arrive at or succeed in reaching or obtaining something (usually fol. by to or unto): to attain to knowledge.
2. to reach in the course of development or growth: These trees attain to remarkable height.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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