acquired nevus n.
A melanocytic nevus not visible at birth but appearing in childhood or adult life.
- Acquired taste
something that is unfamiliar or objectionable but becomes gradually more liked or accepted: His modern paintings are an acquired taste. Contemporary Examples Horse is an acquired taste that, as yet, I haven’t acquired. My Horsemeat Lunch Christopher Dickey February 26, 2013 Some think dark chocolate is an acquired taste, but those who like it have […]
something that is : a press conference to promote the conglomerate’s latest acquirees.
the act of , especially the gaining of knowledge or mental attributes. Often, acquirements. something that is , especially an ability or attainment. Historical Examples George Grafton was a banker, by inheritance and to some extent by acquirement. Abington Abbey Archibald Marshall She has, indeed, a natural politeness, which transcends all acquirement. Clarissa, Volume 3 […]
to come into possession or ownership of; get as one’s own: to acquire property. to gain for oneself through one’s actions or efforts: to acquire learning. Linguistics. to achieve native or nativelike command of (a language or a linguistic rule or element). Military. to locate and track (a moving target) with a detector, as radar. […]