Definition of obtention in English:

obtention

noun

  • The action of obtaining something.

    ‘their protests serve no purpose and will only make their obtention of a diploma almost impossible’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Alphonse used to say, a thing needed cancels the pleasure of its obtention.’
    • ‘However, a definitive answer to this question requires the obtention of a harmonic reference state.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

obtention

/əbˈtenCHən//äb-/