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Definition of Acquisition

Acquisition

  1. The act or process of acquiring.
  2. The thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain; as, learning is an acquisition.

Acquisition Quotations

In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts, but learning how to make facts live.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

We continue to have nuclear weapons relied on as a weapon of choice. If that policy were to continue, we continue to have countries who are in a security bind, if you like, or perceive themselves to be in security bind to look for acquisition of nuclear weapons.
Mohamed ElBaradei

We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Acquisition Translations

acquisition in Danish is erhvervelse, erhverv
acquisition in Dutch is acquisitie
acquisition in French is achat, acquisition
acquisition in German is Erwerb, Erfassung, Erwerbung
acquisition in Italian is rilevamento
acquisition in Norwegian is ervervelse

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