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Definition of 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 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

The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.
Rene Descartes

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

Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.
Charles Caleb Colton
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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