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acquisition

Definition of acquisition

Etymology

    From Middle English, from Latin acquisitio, from acquirere.

Noun

acquisition (plural acquisitions)

  1. The act or process of acquiring.

    The acquisition of sports equipment can be fun in itself.

  2. The thing acquired or gained; a gain.

    That graphite tennis racquet is quite an acquisition.

Synonyms

  • (an act of acquiring): accession, procurement
  • (a thing acquired): accession, acquirement

References:

  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



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