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Definition of Acquired

Acquired

  1. of Acquire

Acquired Quotations

You don't need to know this - but here goes: due to some acquired infantilism, I feel compelled to fall asleep listening to the radio. On a good night, I'll push the frail barque of my psyche off into the waters of Lethe accompanied by the midnight newsreader - on a bad one, it's the shipping forecast.
Will Self

There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.
John Wooden

I ran and ran and ran every day, and I acquired this sense of determination, this sense of spirit that I would never, never give up, no matter what else happened.
Wilma Rudolph

Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
Erich Fromm

Traits acquired during one's lifetime - muscles built up in the gym, for example - cannot be passed on to the next generation. Now with technology, as it happens, we might indeed be able to transfer some of our acquired traits on to our selected offspring by genetic engineering.
Nick Bostrom
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Acquired Translations

acquired in Dutch is aangeleerd
acquired in German is erwarb, erworben, erlangte, anerzogen
acquired in Hungarian is szerzett
acquired in Portuguese is adquirido
acquired in Spanish is adquirido