Reacquire



[uh-kwahyuh r] /əˈkwaɪər/

verb (used with object), acquired, acquiring.
1.
to come into possession or ownership of; get as one’s own:
to acquire property.
2.
to gain for oneself through one’s actions or efforts:
to acquire learning.
3.
Linguistics. to achieve native or nativelike command of (a language or a linguistic rule or element).
4.
Military. to locate and track (a moving target) with a detector, as radar.
/ˌriːəˈkwaɪə/
verb (transitive)
1.
to get or gain (something) again which one has owned
/əˈkwaɪə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to get or gain (something, such as an object, trait, or ability), esp more or less permanently
v.

mid-15c., acqueren, from Old French aquerre “acquire, gain, earn, procure,” from Vulgar Latin *acquaerere, from Latin acquirere “to seek in addition to” (see acquisition). Reborrowed in current form from Latin c.1600. Related: Acquired; acquiring.

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