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  Definition of Acquisition
  1. the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"
  2. an ability that has been acquired by training
  3. the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child''s acquisition of language"
  4. something acquired; "a recent acquisition by the museum"
Similar Words: skill, accomplishment, acquirement, attainment, learning

 

Hyponyms: incurring, moneymaking, annexation, pork-barreling, purchase, acceptance, succession, taking over, assumption, laying claim, inheritance, heritage, procurement, procurance, procural, restitution, return, restoration, regaining, buyout, craft, craftsmanship, workmanship, horsemanship, marksmanship, literacy, numeracy, oarsmanship, salesmanship, seamanship, showmanship, soldiering, soldiership, swordsmanship, conditioning, developmental learning, digestion, education, internalization, internalisation, incorporation, imprinting, language learning, memorization, memorisation, committal to memory, study, work, transfer, transfer of training, carry-over, accession, addition, gift

 

Derivational Morphology: get, acquire, learn, larn

 

 
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