Meaning of ACQUISITION in English

ACQUISITION

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ a-kw ə - ' zi-sh ə n

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English acquisicioun, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French acquisition, from Latin acquisition-, acquisitio, from acquirere

Date: 14th century

1 : the act of acquiring

2 : something or someone acquired or gained <the team announced two new acquisition s >

– ac · qui · si · tion · al \ -shn ə l, -sh ə -n ə l \ adjective

– ac · quis · i · tor \ ə - ' kwi-z ə -t ə r \ noun

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