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acquisitive

adjective ac·quis·i·tive \ə-ˈkwi-zə-tiv\

: having a strong desire to own or acquire more things

Full Definition of ACQUISITIVE

:  strongly desirous of acquiring and possessing
ac·quis·i·tive·ly adverb
ac·quis·i·tive·ness noun

Examples of ACQUISITIVE

  1. <acquisitive developers are trying to tear down the historic home and build a shopping mall>

First Known Use of ACQUISITIVE

1835

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