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

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Wiktionary2.5 / 2 votes

  1. acquisitionnoun

    The act or process of acquiring.

    The acquisition of sports equipment can be fun in itself.

    Synonyms:
    procurement, accession

  2. acquisitionnoun

    Synonyms:
    acquirement, accession

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. acquisitionnoun

    the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

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

    Synonyms:
    acquirement, learning, attainment, accomplishment, skill

  2. acquisitionnoun

    something acquired

    "a recent acquisition by the museum"

    Synonyms:
    acquirement, learning, attainment, accomplishment, skill

  3. learning, acquisitionnoun

    the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

    "the child's acquisition of language"

    Synonyms:
    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. acquisitionnoun

    Synonyms:
    ACQUIREMENT

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How to use acquisition in a sentence?

  1. Makan Delrahim:

    Acquisitions of nascent competitors can be pro-competitive in certain instances and anti-competitive in others, i will note the potential for mischief if the purpose and effect of an acquisition is to block potential competitors, protect a monopoly, or otherwise harm competition.

  2. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    I have always said that, in the dispute related to the land acquisition law, the government is open minded, i am willing to accept any suggestion for the benefit of farmers.

  3. Clay Williams:

    We are currently slowing our share repurchases in view of the potential acquisition candidates coming into sharper focus.

  4. Ryan Helbach:

    We are the Air Force. What do we want to do with this technology? We want to weaponize it, the follow-on program to this is the High Speed Strike Weapon effort. It’s taking a lot of the lessons learned and the technology and moving to a weapons acquisition.

  5. Jerry Xie:

    You can take that as an example. We feel comfortable for that size, as a corporate acquisition, that one is really good to fit our strategy.


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