acquiring  

  • Pronunciation Video of acquiring

  • Pronunciation of acquiring: AH0 K W AY1 R IH0 NG

  • Number of syllables of acquiring: 3

  • Definition of acquiring

    • (n): the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he''s much more interested in the getting than in the giving"  
  • Examples of acquiring

    • How did the British Museum acquire the hoard  
    • People vied to acquire more food.  
    • Dozens of firms moved to Hawthorne to acquire Northrop subcontracts.  
    • The man did not want to let them acquire briskness.  
    • The company was founded in 1999 to acquire marine construction subcontracts.  
    • Teachers acquire managerial skills.  
    • The Callums later acquire a dinghy of their own, the Scarab.  
    • The corporation acquire the upper arboretum in 1928.  
    • The players must first acquire the miniatures and build the terrain.  
    • Contrastingly, all black foreigners could easily acquire Haitian nationality.  

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