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obtain

US [əbˈteɪn]
UK [əb'teɪn]
  • v.赢得;存在;流行;沿袭
  • Web获得;得到;取得
Simple Present:obtains  Present Participle:obtaining  Past Tense:obtained  
obtain
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
(尤指经努力)获得,赢得to get sth, especially by making an effort
to obtain advice/information/permission
得到忠告╱信息╱许可
I finally managed to obtain a copy of the report.
我终于设法弄到了这份报告的一个副本。
To obtain the overall score, add up the totals in each column.
要得出总计得分,就把各栏的小计加起来。
2.
[i]
存在;流行;沿袭to exist
These conditions no longer obtain.
这些条件不再适用。

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