- Attainable At*tain"a*ble, a.
1. Capable of being attained or reached by efforts of the
mind or body; capable of being compassed or accomplished
by efforts directed to the object.
2. Obtainable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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