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acquired

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acquired

adj ac·quired

Definition of ACQUIRED

1
:  arising in response to the action of the environment on the organism (as in the use or disuse of an organ) <acquired characteristics>—compare genetic 2, hereditary
2
:  developed after birth <acquired heart murmurs>—compare congenital 2, familial, hereditary
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