[uh-kwahyuh r] /əˈkwaɪər/

verb (used with object), acquired, acquiring.
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.
verb (transitive)
to get or gain (something) again which one has owned
(transitive) to get or gain (something, such as an object, trait, or ability), esp more or less permanently

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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