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obtains

verb
present tense third-person singular of obtain

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to receive as return for effort
  • after years of proving herself, she obtained recognition as a serious journalist

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“Obtains.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obtains. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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