Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Procurement; obtainment.

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  • noun rare, sciences The act of obtaining.

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  • noun the act of obtaining

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Examples

  • Article VI of the Constitution offers a vivid illustration of this neutrality when it states that no religious test should ever be required for the obtention or the election to a public office.

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  • There are still lots to figure out as the blaugrana are still in the hunt for a treble and the obtention of such would definitely give the Barcelona brass no other choice than to keep the former Dutch international at their disposal even though their relationship may be strained beyond repair at this point.

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  • A favourite word of Spanish speakers when writing English is obtention, which they think ought to be the English for obtención, and is formed in a perfectly regular way by adding -tion to obtain.

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  • The procedures to be followed for the obtention/release of specific information, including time frames, should be explained.

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  • In most cases procurement of assistance items for refugee camps is made outside the camp, by people not necessarily having a thorough knowledge of the technical details required for the obtention of the right type of equipment or materials for a given water supply system.

    11. Operation and maintenance of water supply systems

  • The indigenous African remedy obeys some rules of preparation which respect and allow the obtention of acceptably standardized products, qualitatively and quantitatively.

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  • Needless to say that the obtention of such an official recognition from the authorities is an historic step in the development of the

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  • I failed in my attempt, the natural answer being, that there was no possibility of granting a pension to a foreigner who resided in his own country while that country was at open war with the land whence he aspired at its obtention, a word I make for my passing convenience.

    The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay — Volume 3

  • The development of the new ecological cement, as well as the techniques for enhancing its mechanical properties using nanotechnology, has lead to the obtention of two patents, whose ownership is shared between Tecnalia and the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas

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  • The development of the new ecological cement, as well as the techniques for enhancing its mechanical properties using nanotechnology, has led to the obtention of two patents, whose ownership is shared between

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