Possession

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Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 27

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
to buy upverb

to buy the whole supply of something such as tickets, stocks, goods, etc.

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to collect
to collectverb

to gather together things from different places or people

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to scrapeverb

to gather something, such as money, with difficulty and over time

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to amassverb

to gather a large amount of money, knowledge, etc. gradually

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to accumulateverb

to get an increasing amount of something over a period of time

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to hoardverb

to gather and store a large supply of food, money, etc., usually somewhere secret

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to obtainverb

to get something, often with difficulty

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to gainverb

to obtain or achieve something that is needed or desired

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to deriveverb

to get something from a specific source

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to acquire
to acquireverb

to buy or begin to have something

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to earnverb

to get something well-deserved

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finessenoun

the act of dealing with a situation in a subtle and skillful way

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to harvestverb

to catch fish or animals for consumption

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to inheritverb

to receive money, property, etc. from someone after their death

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to receive
to receiveverb

to get or take delivery of something

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to reclaimverb

to get back something that has been lost, taken away, etc.

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to sourceverb

to attain a product from a particular place

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to wrestverb

to take something out of someone's hand usually by force

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to fetchverb

to go and collect a person or thing

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heirnoun

someone who has the legal right to inherit the property, money, or title of a deceased individual

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recipientnoun

someone who receives something or to whom something is awarded

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addresseenoun

a person to whom a letter, package, etc. is addressed to

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to win backverb

to retrieve something or get someone that is thought to be lost

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acquisitionnoun

the act of buying or obtaining something, especially something that is valuable

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retrievalnoun

the act or process of getting something back from where it was left or lost

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collectionnoun

the act of gathering things or people from different places

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to recuperateverb

to get something back, especially after losing it

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receptionnoun

the action or process of receiving something

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to accrueverb

(of sums of money, benefits, etc.) to be received by someone and be accumulated gradually

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to captureverb

to seize or get control of something by force

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to take possession (of)phrase

to begin to own or control something

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