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Definition of Acquire

Acquire

  1. To gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own; as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits.

Acquire Quotations

One can acquire everything in solitude except character. - Stendhal
One can acquire everything in solitude except character.
Stendhal

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
Aristotle

Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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Acquire Translations

acquire in Afrikaans is verwerf, behaal
acquire in Dutch is buit maken, verkrijgen, behalen
acquire in Finnish is hankkia
acquire in German is erwerben, erwerben, anschaffen
acquire in Italian is acquistare, procurare
acquire in Latin is adepto, usurpo
acquire in Portuguese is adquira, obter, adquirir
acquire in Spanish is adquiridor, adquirir, captar, adquisidor

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