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acquisition

ac·qui·si·tion

acquisition

 
 
pronunciation:
ae kwih zI shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of acquiring.
The corporation's acquisition of these smaller companies turned out to be a mistake.Our son's acquisition of Spanish in such a short time amazed us.
synonyms:
attainment, procurement, realization
antonyms:
loss
similar words:
accession, acquirement, annexation, appropriation, derivation, purchase, takeover
definition 2: something acquired.
The museum is proud of its new acquisitions.
synonyms:
acquirement, attainment, gain, possession, property
similar words:
accession, addition, belongings, derivation, prize, purchase
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