How to Pronounce Gotten?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Gotten" is [ɡˈɒtən], [ɡˈɒtən], [ɡ_ˈɒ_t_ə_n].

"Gotten" in context

Gotten is an English slang term used to describe having obtained a thing; usually an item or a service. The term likely originated in the 1700s and is still used today. It is usually used in the participle form, as in "have gotten" or "had gotten," to emphasize the acquisition of the thing, as opposed to the traditional possessive form, such as "have got" or "had got." For example, one could say "you have gotten a new car," implying that the car was just acquired.

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