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English definition of “obtain”


verb [T]  /əbˈteɪn, ɑb-/ us  
to get something, esp. by a planned effort: to obtain knowledge She was finally able to obtain legal possession of the house.
adjective [not gradable]  /əbˈteɪ·nə·bəl, ɑb-/ us  
That drug is now obtainable without a prescription.
(Definition of obtain from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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