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1. acquisition

noun. ['ˌækwəˈzɪʃən'] the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something.

Synonyms

  • incurring
  • purchase
  • succession
  • restitution
  • annexation
  • acceptance
  • regaining
  • procural
  • return
  • buyout
  • taking over
  • pork-barreling
  • assumption
  • restoration
  • procurement
  • getting
  • inheritance
  • procurance
  • acquiring
  • heritage
  • laying claim

Antonyms

  • unprofitable
  • sell
  • rejection
  • disapproval

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Words that Rhyme with Acquisition

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Example sentences of the word acquisition


1. Noun, singular or mass
Volunteer for additional responsibilities, such as being team leader on a project to evaluate a possible acquisition.

Quotes containing the word acquisition


1. Of all the means to insure happiness throughout the whole life, by far the most important is the acquisition of friends.
- Epicurus, A Guide To Happiness

2. Seeking an acquisition from the start is more than just bad advice for an entrepreneur. For the entrepreneur it leads to short term tactical decisions rather than company-building decisions and in my view often reduces the probability of success.
- Vinod Khosla

3. The acquisition of knowledge is always of use to the intellect, because it may thus drive out useless things and retain the good. For nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first known.
- Leonardo da Vinci

2. acquisition

noun. ['ˌækwəˈzɪʃən'] the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge.

Synonyms

  • digestion
  • memorization
  • basic cognitive process
  • committal to memory
  • transfer of training
  • imprinting
  • internalization
  • transfer
  • work
  • language learning
  • study
  • learning
  • education
  • incorporation
  • memorisation
  • carry-over
  • internalisation
  • conditioning

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • outgo
  • take
  • disappearance

3. acquisition

noun. ['ˌækwəˈzɪʃən'] an ability that has been acquired by training.

Synonyms

  • craftsmanship
  • soldiering
  • showmanship
  • marksmanship
  • acquirement
  • accomplishment
  • literacy
  • mastership
  • attainment
  • mixology
  • power
  • workmanship
  • numeracy
  • salesmanship
  • soldiership
  • swordsmanship
  • skill
  • ability
  • craft
  • horsemanship
  • oarsmanship

Antonyms

  • illiteracy
  • unpermissiveness
  • ground stroke
  • volley

4. acquisition

noun. ['ˌækwəˈzɪʃən'] something acquired.

Synonyms

  • transferred property
  • gift
  • purchase
  • accession
  • addition

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • literate
  • powerful
  • powerlessness
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