Feat

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Definition

a feat: an impressive act, an achievement, an attainment, an exploit
noun
Goliath was known for his feats of strength until David killed him with a small stone.

it was no mean feat is a common idiom which means "it was a very difficult task"

It was no mean feat to get the project done on time. It really was a difficult task.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Arranging the treaty was a diplomatic feat.
US: Spending his vacation in Baghdad was a real feat of bravery.

Examples

  • "In brief: you say these perfumes have already been distilled and bottled, which means we cannot re-bottle them and sell them as different fragrances entirely, and from what Philip tells me, it would be an extraordinary feat to convince any of our current distributors to purchase some 10,000 bottles of an outdated perfume."
  • "Trotter, best known for his incredible feats of magic, adorable little smile and the bizarre lightning-shaped scar on his forehead, was arrested after police found the boy circling drunkenly around Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square."

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