acquire – acquisition in a sentence

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[verb] to come into the possession of something; to get something through effort;

Linguistic competence is inborn, not acquired.

I managed to acquire the book after a long search.

You must declare everything you have purchased or acquired abroad at Customs.

Our sense of touch allows us to acquire information about the weight, shape, firmness and texture of objects in our environment.

The most valuable skill one can acquire is the ability to think for oneself.

He acquired a vast amount of wealth in these few years.

My mother acquired her knowledge of English in the United States.


[noun] Something acquired;

Exposure to a foreign language at an early age can help in the acquisition of that language later on in life.

The library’s many new acquisitions.

He is a valuable acquisition to our company.

Have you seen the recent acquisition by the museum?