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GOTTEN is an alternative form of 'got', the past participle of 'get', used mostly in NAm English. 

"I've gotten better at singing since I started taking lessons."

HAVE GOTTEN has three main meanings in NAmE: have obtained, have become, and have entered.

"I haven't gotten any positive responses."
"Movie tickets have gotten so expensive!"
"They’ve both gotten into medical school."

However, in NAmE, GOT is the participle used for situations such as where: 

1. 'have got to' means 'must' or 'need'.

"I've got to go to the store." (NOT: I've gotten to go)

2. 'have' used for the state of possession or ownership.

"I've got five sisters." (NOT: I've gotten five sisters)

Note that 'have got' in the sense of, 'possess' is a lot more common in BrE and 90% of the time Americans say 'I have' instead of 'I've got'. 

"I personally never say 'I've got', and it sort of grates on me when other people say it."

Also, note the distinct meaning difference. The sentences 'I've got a car' and 'I've gotten a car' are very different to an AmE speaker.

"I've got a car." (I have a car and have had it for a while)
"I've gotten a car." (I have recently acquired a car)

So, an AmE speaker would react to the sentence 'I've got a cell phone' as a mere statement of fact. If somebody said, 'I've gotten a cell phone', they might say, 'Oh, when? What kind?' as that sentence implies that you have recently acquired a new cell phone.

"I've gotten two tickets to the Super Bowl." 

In the main varieties of English from outside North America, the past participle of 'get' in all its senses is normally 'got'. 'Gotten' appears occasionally, and it's standard in a set phrase 'ill-gotten gains', but 'got' prevails by a large margin.

"In the UK, I was once told that 'gotten' is not a word."

The fact that 'gotten' is primarily used in North America has given rise to the mistaken belief that it is American in origin and hence new and inferior. In fact, it is an old form, predating the US and Canada by several centuries. 

"In Newcastle-upon-Tyne, some people say 'getten' e.g. 'I've getten a new car'."

'Got' is a relative youngster, not appearing until about 1600. 'Gotten' fell out of favor in BrE by the 18th century, but it was eventually picked up again on the other side of the Atlantic, perhaps by analogy with 'forgotten' and 'begotten'.

"Personally, I would be quite happy to see the word reappear in British English."

The vehemence of some Britons' scorn for 'gotten' likely has to do with the fact that it has gained ground in BrE over the last couple of decades. Although it's still far from mainstream in the UK, it has built a firm presence there. 

"The word 'gotten' sounds wrong to me sometimes, yet it always comes out of me naturally."

Many speakers from outside North America resist the encroachment of so-called Americanisms (many of which, are not actually American in origin) on their versions of English, and, for mysterious reasons, some feel especially strongly about 'gotten'.

"I find it ugly and would discourage its use under any circumstances!"

All in all, although 'gotten' can always be replaced with words like 'obtained', 'received', 'acquired', etc., it may sound more natural in dialogue. If it seems to make the text flow just the right way, use it in writing too. It is proper English and when used the right way it's perfectly good grammar. 

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