Acquiring
Acquire Ac*quire", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acquired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acquiring}.] [L. acquirere, acquisitum; ad + quarere to seek for. In OE. was a verb aqueren, fr. the same, through OF. aquerre. See {Quest}..] To gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own; as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits. [1913 Webster]

No virtue is acquired in an instant, but step by step. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

Descent is the title whereby a man, on the death of his ancestor, acquires his estate, by right of representation, as his heir at law. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To obtain; gain; attain; procure; win; earn; secure. See {Obtain}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Acquiring The Taste — Album par Gentle Giant Sortie 1971 Enregistrement 1971 Durée 39:02 Genre(s) Rock progressif Producteur(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Acquiring The Taste — fue el segundo disco de la banda británica de rock progresivo Gentle Giant, publicado el 16 de julio de 1971. Considerado como uno de los mejores álbumes de la banda por sus fans, este álbum representa una gran mejora en cuanto a arreglos y… …   Wikipedia Español

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