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  • n. The act of obtaining something; attainment

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of obtaining; attainment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of obtaining, procuring, or getting; attainment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of obtaining


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  • The recent report comes on the heels of the news that Texas lags behind much of the country in degree obtainment.

    Texas Panel Wants Students To Complete 10% Of Degrees Online

  • In a similar vein, large scale commercial operations heavily rely on fossil fuels in the obtainment of raw resources, haulage of them to manufacturing sites, production of finished products and transportation of merchandise to market.

    Wars "R" Us: Making the World Safe for American Domination

  • On account, it is critical that both latter nations be blocked if western dominion over Asian markets for obtainment of raw resources and sales of final products, i.e., fossil fuels, are to result.

    Wars "R" Us: Making the World Safe for American Domination

  • But whatever the acquisition might be, he orchestrated its obtainment and concluded it here in his palatial office suite, the inner sanctum of a man whose reputation had grown to mythic proportions.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • - Besides the obtainment of the prior approval from the Foreign Investments Authorities (if necessary), as indicated below, the incorporation date of the Company is dependent upon:

    Incorporation of a Mexican company

  • Plus, trying to compare state/local govt employees to the general sector is not fair without some other comparison data like: the educational obtainment levels of each, the number of professional career positions, technical, etc.

    Errors of Enchantment » New Mexico‚Äôs Government Employment Ratio is Worsening

  • Having faith in God is having trust in the truth, since the Godhead in all its fullness is the highest obtainment of truth: said state is the perfection of all knowledge.

    The Simulation Argument and Christianity « Anglican Samizdat

  • At the same time, the generalities concerning obtainment of resources no matter the degree of devastation, are, basically, the same in West Virginia, Iraq and Afghanistan irrespective that the details differ in terms of the ways that people's lives and their surrounding landscapes are ruined.

    A Culture of Death and Destruction

  • Following obtainment of full certification, assessors were evaluated again during the initial stages of testing while they worked with children enrolled in the project.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Customer service and food obtainment assistance a speciality of the LAPD.

    Archive 2005-05-01


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