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English definition of “obtain”


verb [T]    /əbˈteɪn, ɑb-/
to get something, esp. by a planned effort: to obtain knowledge She was finally able to obtain legal possession of the house. obtainable    /əbˈteɪ·nə·bəl, ɑb-/ adjective [not gradable] That drug is now obtainable without a prescription.
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