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Synonyms for acquisition
ˌæk wəˈzɪʃ ənac·qui·si·tion

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  1. acquisitionnoun

    The act or process of acquiring.

    The acquisition of sports equipment can be fun in itself.

    procurement, accession

  2. acquisitionnoun

    acquirement, accession

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquisitionnoun

    the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

    "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"

    acquirement, learning, attainment, accomplishment, skill

  2. acquisitionnoun

    something acquired

    "a recent acquisition by the museum"

    acquirement, learning, attainment, accomplishment, skill

  3. learning, acquisitionnoun

    the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

    "the child's acquisition of language"

    attainment, scholarship, eruditeness, encyclopaedism, accomplishment, learning, learnedness, erudition, acquirement, encyclopedism, skill

  4. skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainmentnoun

    an ability that has been acquired by training

    science, accomplishment, learning, attainment, acquirement, skill, achievement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. acquisitionnoun


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  1. Mike Sales:

    We had one acquisition that was subject to a Brexit clause and we are currently renegotiating some financial terms of the deal, it is unclear at this stage whether we'll progress with the deal.

  2. Bill George:

    I would say something formal, like, we don't discuss our acquisition plans.

  3. Janet Yellen:

    We're working with G20 nations to agree to a global minimum corporate tax rate that can stop the race to the bottom. Together, we can use global minimum tax to make sure that the global economy thrives, based on a more level playing field in the taxation of multinational corporations and spurs innovation, growth and prosperity, competitiveness is about more than how U.S.-headquartered companies fare against other companies in global merger and acquisition bids.

  4. Sam Paredes:

    Without that, various communities could sponsor their own laws governing firearms acquisition, sales, use and storage, and all of that. And law-abiding citizens from other parts of the state would be breaking the law just by passing through some of these communities, that's why no other city has successfully done what the mayor is proposing to do.

  5. Lawrence Blatt:

    With the Novira acquisition we have the lead direct antiviral in the world for HBV, if we can in the same time we're giving direct antivirals and blocking( virus) replication, activate the immune system and wake it up, maybe we can cause patients to clear HBV.

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