obter

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin obtinēre, present active infinitive of obtineō, with conjugation based on ter.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

obter (first-person singular present indicative obtenho, past participle obtido)

  1. to obtain, get
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 656:
      Ele podia ouvi-la se deslocando para a direita, para obter uma visão desimpedida dele.
      He could hear her moving herself to the right, to obtain an unobstructed view of him.

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