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gotten

[got-n] /ˈgɒt n/
verb
1.
a past participle of get.
Related forms
self-gotten, adjective
well-gotten, adjective
Usage note
See get.
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British Dictionary definitions for well gotten

gotten

/ˈɡɒtən/
verb (US)
1.
a past participle of get
2.
(not usually in the infinitive) have gotten
  1. to have obtained: he had gotten a car for his 21st birthday
  2. to have become: I've gotten sick of your constant bickering
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Word Origin and History for well gotten

gotten

past participle of get, showing vestiges of the Old English form of the verb.

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