the act of , especially the gaining of knowledge or mental attributes.
often, acquirements. something that is , especially an ability or attainment.
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 (of 9) samuel richardson
and because experience of foreign countries was expensive and hard to come at, the acquirement of it gave prestige to a young man.
english travellers of the renaissance clare howard
the grand thing that is needed is to give the s-xes like motives for acquirement.
susan b. anthony alma lutz
in a book the technical part can serve only to point the way, because the acquirement of technique demands practical experience.
pedagogical anthropology maria montessori
“i think you will find the acquirement of french and italian sufficient discipline,” said he.
eventide effie afton
the uninformed mind seems insensible of the idea of the right of possession which the labour of acquirement gives.
the lusiad lus de cames
he gave his days and nights to the acquirement of various sciences.
chambers’s edinburgh journal, no. 462 various
it is even a question whether a certain egotism is not necessary to the acquirement of a certain happiness.
philosophic nights in paris remy de gourmont
holiness, to be truly human, must not only be a gift, but an acquirement.
holy in christ andrew murray
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. […]
- Acquis communautaire
noun the body of law acc-mulated by the european union often shortened to acquis
- Acquisition accounting
noun an accounting procedure in which the -ssets of a company that has recently been taken over are changed from the book value to the fair market value
the act of or gaining possession: the acquisition of real estate. something ; addition: public excitement about the museum’s recent acquisitions. the purchase of one business enterprise by another: the acquisition of a rival corporation; mergers and acquisitions. linguistics. the act or process of achieving mastery of a language or a linguistic rule or element: […]
tending or seeking to and own, often greedily; eager to get wealth, possessions, etc.: our acquisitive impulses; acquisitive societies. contemporary examples comcast, acquisitive octopus that it is, has a new, $45 billion bid for time warner cable currently on the table. can jimmy fallon be himself on ‘the tonight show’? tom shales february 16, 2014 […]