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Definitions of Acquisition

Pronunciation : Ac`qui*si"tion
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. acquisitio, fr. acquirere: cf. F. acquisition. See Acquire.]
Definition : 1. The act or process of acquiring. The acquisition or loss of a province. Macaulay.

2. The thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain; as, learning is an acquisition.

Syn. -- See Acquirement.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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