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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

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

Every acquisition of accommodation becomes material for assimilation, but assimilation always resists new accommodations.
Jean Piaget

It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of 'culture.'
John Cage

The rise of the presidency began with the Louisiana Purchase, which in 1803 doubled the land mass of the United States. History taught the framers that, just as Rome changed from republic to empire with conquest of new lands, territorial acquisition would lead to the centralization of political power.
Noah Feldman
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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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