acquisition  

  • Pronunciation Video of acquisition

  • Pronunciation of acquisition: AE0 K W AH0 Z IH1 SH AH0 N (,ækwɪ'zɪʃən)

  • Number of syllables of acquisition: 4

  • Definition of acquisition

    • (n): the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"  
    • (n): an ability that has been acquired by training  
    • (n): the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child''s acquisition of language"  
    • (n): something acquired; "a recent acquisition by the museum"  
  • Examples of acquisition

    • The final acquisition was the land.  
    • The Acquisition Plan is the master plan of the entire acquisition.  
    • Azariah presaged the acquisition of wealth.  
    • The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  
    • The second step in the forensic process is acquisition.  
    • Assess the achievement of the acquisition goal.  
    • Workforce issues stymie federal acquisition improvements.  
    • The acquisition was one of the largest leveraged buyouts.  
    • The date of acquisition of the shares remains unchanged.  
    • Epistemology is the study of knowledge and its acquisition.  

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