acquisition

  • 21ACQUISITION — n. f. Action d’acquérir. Faire un contrat d’acquisition. Faire une acquisition. Il a fait acquisition, l’acquisition d’une belle terre. Il désigne aussi la Chose acquise. Bonne acquisition. Il lui a cédé son acquisition. Venez voir ma nouvelle… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 22acquisition — n. 1) to make an acquisition 2) (BE) an acquisition to (he is a valuable acquisition to our firm) * * * [ˌækwɪ zɪʃ(ə)n] to make an acquisition (BE) an acquisition to (he is a valuable acquisition to our firm) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 23acquisition */*/ — UK [ˌækwɪˈzɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms acquisition : singular acquisition plural acquisitions 1) [uncountable] the process of buying something or obtaining it in some other way acquisition of: the acquisition of property 2) [countable] business… …

    English dictionary

  • 24acquisition — acquisitional, adj. acquisitor /euh kwiz i teuhr/, n. /ak weuh zish euhn/, n. 1. the act of acquiring or gaining possession: the acquisition of real estate. 2. something acquired; addition: a recent acquisition to the museum. 3. Ling. the act or… …

    Universalium

  • 25acquisition — noun 1 thing you have obtained ADJECTIVE ▪ latest, new, recent 2 act of obtaining sth ADJECTIVE ▪ data, language, property ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 26acquisition — ac|qui|si|tion [ ,ækwı zıʃn ] noun ** 1. ) uncount the process of buying something or obtaining it in some other way: acquisition of: the acquisition of property 2. ) count a company that is bought by another company: The industry s wave of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 27acquisition — ac|qui|si|tion W3 [ˌækwıˈzıʃən] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: acquisitio, from acquirere; ACQUIRE] 1.) [U] the process by which you gain knowledge or learn a skill ▪ the acquisition of language 2.) [U] the act of getting land, power, money …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 28acquisition — noun 1 (U) the act of getting new knowledge, skills etc: second language acquisition 2 (U) the act of getting land, power, money etc: the acquisition of new territory 3 (C) formal something that you have bought or obtained, especially a valuable… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29acquisition — /ˌækwɪ zɪʃ(ə)n/ noun 1. something bought ● The chocolate factory is our latest acquisition. 2. the act of getting or buying something ♦ data acquisition or acquisition of data obtaining and classifying data 3. the action of acquiring new… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 30acquisition — noun Etymology: Middle English acquisicioun, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French acquisition, from Latin acquisition , acquisitio, from acquirere Date: 14th century 1. the act of acquiring 2. something or someone acquired or gained < the&#8230; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 31acquisition — noun a) The act or process of acquiring. The acquisition of sports equipment can be fun in itself. b) The thing acquired or gained; a gain. That graphite tennis racquet is quite an acquisition. Syn: accession, procurement, acquirement …

    Wiktionary

  • 32acquisition — noun 1) the boat is a new acquisition Syn: purchase, buy, gain, accession, addition, investment, possession 2) the acquisition of funds Syn: obtaining, acquirement, gaining, earning …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 33acquisition — noun 1) a new acquisition Syn: purchase, addition, investment, possession; informal buy 2) the acquisition of funds Syn: obtaining, collection, gaining, earning, winning, securing …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 34acquisition — /ækwəˈzɪʃən / (say akwuh zishuhn) noun 1. the act of acquiring or gaining possession: the acquisition of property. 2. something acquired: a valued acquisition. –verb (t) 3. to order and acquire new material, as books for a library. {Latin&#8230; …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 35acquisition — įgijimas statusas T sritis Švietimas ir mokslas apibrėžtis Ko nors gavimas arba įsitaisymas. atitikmenys: angl. acquisition pranc. acquisition, f …

    Aiškinamasis kvalifikacijų sistemos terminų žodynas

  • 36acquisition — /aekwazishsn/ The act of becoming the owner of certain property; the act by which one acquires or procures the property in anything. State ex rel. Fisher v. Sherman, 135 Ohio St. 458, 21 N.E.2d 467, 470. Used also of the thing acquired. Taking&#8230; …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 37acquisition — /aekwazishsn/ The act of becoming the owner of certain property; the act by which one acquires or procures the property in anything. State ex rel. Fisher v. Sherman, 135 Ohio St. 458, 21 N.E.2d 467, 470. Used also of the thing acquired. Taking&#8230; …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 38acquisition — See collection (acquisition) …

    Military dictionary

  • 39acquisition — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, accession, accomplishment, accomplishments, achievement, acquirement, acquiring, acquisition of knowledge, acquisitions, admission, admittance, assets, assumption, attainment, attainments, belongings,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 40acquisition — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of obtaining Nouns 1. (something acquired) acquisition, acquirement, accession, obtainment, procurement; collection, accumulation, amassing, gathering, reaping, gleaning, picking (up); trover. See&#8230; …

    English dictionary for students