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suc·cess  (sk-ss)
1. The achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted: attributed their success in business to hard work.
a. The gaining of fame or prosperity: an artist spoiled by success.
b. The extent of such gain.
3. One that is successful: The plan was a success.
4. Obsolete A result or an outcome.

[Latin successus, from past participle of succdere, to succeed; see succeed.]

success  /skss/  n. -es 1 [C] a good event, an achievement: The meeting was a success; we agreed on everything. 2 [U] accomplishment of a task, the reaching of a goal: She had success in medical school and became a fine doctor. 3 [U] wealth, good luck in life: The man has had a lot of financial success and has no money worries.

Thesaurus: success n. 1 a triumph 3 prosperity, good fortune. success

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