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clinch verb informal
UK /klɪntʃ/ US /klɪntʃ/
clinch verb (WIN) [T]
to finally get or win something:
I hear he finally clinched the deal to buy the land he wanted.
gubernatorial adjective US
UK /ˌɡuː.bən.əˈtɔː.ri.əl/ US /ˌɡuː.bɚ.nəˈtɔːr.i.əl/
relating to a governor (= the official leader of a state in the US)
garner verb [T] formal
UK /ˈɡɑː.nər/ US /ˈɡɑːr.nɚ/
to collect something, usually after much work or with difficulty:
Coppola garnered several Oscar awards for "The Godfather".
We were quite upset at the sudden change in the plan.