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Acquisition - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Acquisition' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Acquisition [ n.]
- The act or process of acquiring.
- The thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain; as, learning is an acquisition.

Meaning of 'Acquisition' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . acquisition [ n]
Meaning (1):
- something acquired
Example in sentence:
  • a recent acquisition by the museum
Meaning (2):
- the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
Example in sentence:
  • the acquisition of one company by another;
  • the acquisition of wealth
Meaning (3):
- the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
Example in sentence:
  • the child's acquisition of language