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The meaning of Acquires


Acquires – 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

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…

To get or obtain something

Usage examples:

From humble beginnings he went on to acquire great wealth., newly acquired i was wearing a newly ac…

To buy a business or property, or buy shares in a business

Usage examples:

He acquired the firm in 2008., in 1949 the property was acquired by united steel companies., the ai…

To buy or obtain the right to sell or publish something, for example the right to publish a particular work or the works of a particular writer

Usage examples:

He acquired winnie the pooh merchandising rights from a. a. milne, the author of the children's sto…

To gradually learn or gain something such as a language or skill

Usage examples:

We want to understand more about how children acquire language., the purpose of university is to ac…

To develop a medical condition or catch a disease that you were not born with

Usage examples:

They develop gene therapy products for the treatment of acquired and inherited diseases., they esti…

Acquires translation into English

Acquires: translate from English into Chinese

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

Acquires: translate from English into Dutch

Translate acquires into Dutch}
Verwerft, Verwerven, Verkrijgen, Behalen, Buitmaken

Acquires: translate from English into French

Translate acquires into French}
Acquiert, Acquérir, Obtenir, Prendre, Gagner

Acquires: translate from English into German

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

Acquires: translate from English into Hindi

Translate acquires into Hindi}
का अधिग्रहण, प्राप्त करना, अधिकार करना

Acquires: translate from English into Italian

Translate acquires into Italian}
Acquisisce, Acquisire, Acquistare, Procurarsi, Contrarre

Acquires: translate from English into Korean

Translate acquires into Korean}
취득하다, 얻다, 잡다, 받게 하다

Acquires: translate from English into Russian

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

Acquires: translate from English into Spanish

Translate acquires into Spanish}
Adquiere, 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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