Acquirement

  • 1 Acquirement — Ac*quire ment ( ment), n. The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment. Rules for the acquirement of a taste. Addison. [1913 Webster] His acquirements by industry were . . . enriched and enlarged by many excellent endowments of… …

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  • 2 acquirement — acquirement, acquisition, attainment, accomplishment denote in common a power or skill that is the fruit of exertion or effort; in this sense they are often used in the plural. Acquirement implies achievement as a result of continued endeavor and …

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  • 3 acquirement — index acquisition, distress (seizure), edification, realization, receipt (act of receiving) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 4 acquirement — [ə kwīr′mənt] n. 1. an acquiring or being acquired 2. something acquired, as a skill or ability gained by learning …

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  • 5 acquirement — noun The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment. Rules for the acquirement of a taste. mdash; Syn: acquisition …

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  • 6 acquirement — acquire ► VERB 1) come to possess. 2) learn or develop (a skill, quality, etc.). DERIVATIVES acquirement noun acquirer noun. ORIGIN Latin acquirere get in addition , from quaerere seek …

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  • 7 acquirement — noun Date: 1630 1. a skill of mind or body usually resulting from continued endeavor 2. the act of acquiring …

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  • 8 acquirement — /euh kwuyeur meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of acquiring, esp. the gaining of knowledge or mental attributes. 2. Often, acquirements. something that is acquired, esp. an acquired ability or attainment. [1620 30; ACQUIRE + MENT] * * * …

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  • 9 acquirement — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. skill, ability, education, capability, knowledge, accomplishment. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Something completed or attained successfully: accomplishment, achievement, acquisition, attainment, effort, feat. See …

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  • 10 acquirement — ac quire·ment || mÉ™nt n. something acquired or attained …

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  • 11 acquirement — n. 1. Acquiring, gathering, gaining, mastery. 2. Accomplishment, attainment, acquisition, stock of knowledge, mental resources …

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  • 12 acquirement — n 1.Usu. acquirements attainments, accomplishments; endowments, gifts, attributes, talents, skills; abilities, capabilities, capacities, parts; learning, erudition, knowledge, culture. 2. acquisition, obtainment, gaining. See acquisition (defs.1 …

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  • 13 acquirement — ac·quire·ment …

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  • 14 acquirement — ac•quire•ment [[t]əˈkwaɪər mənt[/t]] n. 1) the act of acquiring, esp. the gaining of knowledge or mental attributes 2) Often, acquirements. something that is acquired, esp. an acquired ability or attainment • Etymology: 1620–30 …

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  • 15 acquirement — /əˈkwaɪəmənt/ (say uh kwuyuhmuhnt) noun 1. the act of acquiring, especially the gaining of knowledge or mental attributes. 2. (often plural) that which is acquired; attainment …

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  • 16 acquirement — n. 1 something acquired, esp. a mental attainment. 2 the act or an instance of acquiring …

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  • 17 acquisition — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of obtaining Nouns 1. (something acquired) acquisition, acquirement, accession, obtainment, procurement; collection, accumulation, amassing, gathering, reaping, gleaning, picking (up); trover. See… …

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  • 18 purchase — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of buying Nouns 1. purchase, buying, emption; purchasing power; bargain (see cheapness); installment buying or plan, time purchase plan, buying on time, deferred payment, layaway plan, revolving… …

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  • 19 Pranav Mistry — Pranav Mistry Naissance 28 octobre 1981 Palanpur (Nord du Gujarat) Profession chercheur au …

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  • 20 achievement — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of reaching a goal] Syn. attainment, accomplishment, fulfillment, realization, actualization, effectuation, encompassment, execution; see also success 1 . 2. [A creditable action completed] Syn. accomplishment, feat …

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