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1    tr   to gain possession of; acquire; get  
2    intr   to be customary, valid, or accepted  
a new law obtains in this case     
3    tr  
Archaic   to arrive at  
4    intr  
Archaic   to win a victory; succeed  
     (C15: via Old French from Latin obtinere to take hold of, from ob- (intensive) + tenere to hold)  
  obtainable      adj  
  obtainability      n  
  obtainer      n  
   obtainment             n  
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