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ac·quire / əˈkwī(ə)r/ • v. [tr.] buy or obtain (an object or asset) for oneself. ∎  learn or develop (a skill, habit, or quality). ∎  achieve (a particular reputation) as a result of one's behavior or activities. DERIVATIVES: ac·quir·a·ble adj. ac·quir·er n.

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acquire XV. ME. acqueren — OF. aquerre :- Rom. *acquærere, for L. acquīrere, f. AC- + quærere seek; superseded c.1600 by the latinized form acquire.
So acquisition XIV. — L. acquīsītiō, -ōn-, f. acquīsīt-, pp. stem of acquīrere.

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