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obtention Line breaks: ob|ten¦tion
Pronunciation: /əbˈtɛnʃ(ə)n/

Definition of obtention in English:


The action of obtaining something.
Example sentences
  • Alphonse used to say, a thing needed cancels the pleasure of its obtention.
  • Finally, we have already mentioned that the use of different values of ionization constants led to the obtention of different values.
  • The polymerization method allowed the obtention of transparent samples without irregularities or stresses caused by thermal shock.


Early 17th century: from French, or from late Latin obtentio(n-), from obtinere 'obtain, gain'.

Words that rhyme with obtention

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