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acquisition
n. act of acquiring; purchase, something acquired or obtained

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Acquisition
Acquisition may refer to:
  • Takeover, the acquisition of a company
  • Mergers and acquisitions, strategy of buying and selling of various companies to quickly grow a company
  • Procurement, the acquisition of goods and/or services at the best possible total cost of ownership
  • "Acquisition" (Star Trek: Enterprise), the 18th episode of the television series Star Trek: Enterprise
  • Seismic acquisition, the artificial generation and recording of seismic data
  • Acquisition (software), a Gnutella-based peer-to-peer and BitTorrent client for Mac OS X
  • Acquisition (forensic process), the creation of a disk image for use in digital forensics
  • Acquisition stage, the time during which a conditional response first appears and when it increases in frequency

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acquisition

Noun
1. the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"
(hypernym) acquiring, getting
(hyponym) incurring
(derivation) get, acquire
2. something acquired; "a recent acquisition by the museum"
(hypernym) transferred property, transferred possession
(hyponym) accession, addition
3. the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language"
(synonym) learning
(hypernym) basic cognitive process
(hyponym) conditioning
(derivation) learn, larn, acquire
4. an ability that has been acquired by training
(synonym) skill, accomplishment, acquirement, attainment
(hypernym) ability, power
(hyponym) craft, craftsmanship, workmanship
(derivation) learn, larn, acquire


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acquisition
nf. acquisition, attainment; procurement; addition

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acquisition
n. získání; osvojení; přírůstek; koupě


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