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adjective as in acquired

adjective as in realized

adjective as in received

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Example Sentences

The Post had obtained records of Secret Service rentals at Bedminster previously.

“As outlined in our Code of Conduct, employees are required to disclose and obtain approvals for outside business activities,” Citigroup said in a statement, declining to comment on Gelinas’s status.

From Fortune

“NBC 7 Investigates has since obtained a copy of the verified report and has confirmed that the forged footnote, as well as three other footnotes, do not appear in the original,” they wrote.

California and Oregon have now obtained federal disaster declarations to get help from federal agencies to fight the wildfires.

From Vox

Ukraine would agree to take shipments of gas from Louisiana for the next 20 years, according to a copy obtained by our reporting team.

They obtained a gag order against the defendant and his lawyers restricting what they could say about the case for several months.

“Edwin Morris Kocurek is a hard-working and loyal employee,” said his first evaluation, obtained through an open-records request.

I eventually left the West Bank for Jordan with a visa I obtained from the French embassy.

A transcript and an audio recording of his remarks were obtained by The Daily Beast.

That could change, however, if ISIS obtained the knowledge to build hard-to-detect bombs.

A flightless, juvenal female was obtained by local boys at Pisté on July 21.

He signalized himself by a great victory which he obtained on the banks of the Neva, over the northern powers.

Results are easily and quickly obtained, and are probably accurate enough for all clinical purposes.

By the last-mentioned staircase access is obtained by the general public to the Council Chamber.

In the course of time, absolution for the sacrilege was obtained from the Pope; but my father could never obtain it from himself.


On this page you'll find 142 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obtained, such as: captured, collected, seized, accomplished, attained, and earned.

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