Correct spelling, explanation: achieved is created based on the verb achieve and a past-tense suffix ed. The word achieve itself comes from French achever, which is where the spelling comes from. The word became anglicized and adapted to English so it has changed slightly over time. Now achieved is the correct form.
Definition of achieved:
Verb, past tense of achieve
1. To reach the end goal, expected result, or outcome by means of one’s hard work
Kathy had always been insecure about her abilities but in the end, she achieved more than anyone I know.
The company said that finally, it has achieved carbon neutrality.
Incorrect spelling, explanation:
achived is an incorrect word, despite the similarity to its pronunciation. Its base word, achieve has its roots in French achever, therefore the e should stay where it has originally been. It is also worth noting, that i instead of ie may suggest a different, incorrect pronunciation.
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