acquisitively
adverb see acquisitive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Acquisitively — Ac*quis i*tive*ly, adv. In the way of acquisition. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acquisitively — acquisitive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ excessively interested in acquiring money or material things. DERIVATIVES acquisitively adverb acquisitiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • acquisitively — See acquisitive. * * * …   Universalium

  • acquisitively — adverb In the way of acquisition …   Wiktionary

  • acquisitively — adv. greedily, avariciously, covetously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acquisitively — acquisˈitively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑acquire …   Useful english dictionary

  • acquisitive — acquisitively, adv. acquisitiveness, n. /euh kwiz i tiv/, adj. tending or seeking to acquire and own, often greedily; eager to get wealth, possessions, etc.: our acquisitive impulses; acquisitive societies. Also, acquisitory /euh kwiz i tawr ee,… …   Universalium

  • acquisitive — adjective Date: 1835 strongly desirous of acquiring and possessing Synonyms: see covetous • acquisitively adverb • acquisitiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jack Fingleton — Infobox Historic Cricketer nationality = Australian country = Australia country abbrev = AUS name = Jack Fingleton picture = Jack Fingleton.jpg batting style = Right hand bat bowling style = tests = 18 test runs = 1189 test bat avg = 42.46 test… …   Wikipedia

  • acquisitor — See acquisitively. * * * …   Universalium

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