achievement motivation meaning, achievement motivation definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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achievement

  

      n  
1    something that has been accomplished, esp. by hard work, ability, or heroism  
2    successful completion; accomplishment  
3      (Heraldry)      a less common word for       hatchment  


achievement age  
      n     (Psychol)   the age at which a child should be able to perform a standardized test successfully  
   Compare       mental age  
achievement quotient  
      n     (Psychol)   a measure of ability derived by dividing an individual's achievement age by his actual age,   (Abbrev.)    AQ  
achievement test  
      n     (Psychol)   a test designed to measure the effects that learning and teaching have on individuals  
record of achievement  
      n     (Brit)   a statement of the personal and educational development of each pupil  
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n.
means a different approach or a welcome change to something. Ex.: anna has lots of wonderful ideas and motivation - she is a breath of fresh air.
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