how to pronounce obtain

/əbˈtɛɪn/

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obtain is pronounced in two syllables

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əbtɛɪn

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An example use of obtain in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… that I can obtain by starting with the …”

meaning of obtain

Obtain means to get or gain possession of something.

words with pronunciation similar to obtain

attaincontainabradeabstainsustaindetainretainablatepertainabase

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