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The meaning of Acquire

Acquire – definition


Buy or obtain (an asset or object) for oneself.

Usage examples:

I managed to acquire all the books i needed

Learn or develop (a skill, habit, or quality).

Usage examples:

You must acquire the rudiments of greek

Come into the possession of something concrete or abstract


To obtain or begin to have something

Usage examples:

His family acquired the property in 1985., she acquired her love of the outdoors as a child.

To buy or take control of a company or part of a company, often by buying shares in it

Usage examples:

They acquired a chain of about 20 phone shops., acquire control/ownership of sth he had just acquir…

Acquire translation into English

Acquire: translate from English into Chinese

Translate acquire into Chinese (Simplified)}
获得, 取得, 树立, 学到, 添置, 兼并, 买, 买进, 发展, 染, 养, 发迹, 嬴

Acquire: translate from English into Dutch

Translate acquire into Dutch}
Verwerven, Verkrijgen, Behalen, Buitmaken

Acquire: translate from English into French

Translate acquire into French}
Acquérir, Obtenir, Prendre, Gagner

Acquire: translate from English into German

Translate acquire into German}
Erwerben, Akquirieren, Erarbeiten, Gelangen, Annehmen, Besorgen, Erschließen, Bilden, Sich etw aneignen, Sich etw verschaffen

Acquire: translate from English into Hindi

Translate acquire into Hindi}
अधिग्रहण करना, प्राप्त करना, अधिकार करना, उपार्जित करना, अर्जित करना, अर्जन करना, अभिग्रहण करना

Acquire: translate from English into Italian

Translate acquire into Italian}
Acquisire, Acquistare, Procurarsi, Contrarre

Acquire: translate from English into Korean

Translate acquire into Korean}
습득하다, 얻다, 받게 하다, 잡다, 취득하다

Acquire: translate from English into Russian

Translate acquire into Russian}
Приобретать, Получать, Овладевать, Обзаводиться, Наживать, Заводить, Достигать, Наварить

Acquire: translate from English into Spanish

Translate acquire into Spanish}
Adquirir, Obtener, Conseguir, Aprender, Contraer, Tomar por

Word origin

late Middle English acquere, from Old French aquerre, based on Latin acquirere ‘get in addition’, from ad- ‘to’ + quaerere ‘seek’. The English spelling was modified ( c. 1600) by association

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