ac·​quir·​able | \ ə-ˈkwī-rə-bəl How to pronounce acquirable (audio) \

Definition of acquirable

: capable of being acquired

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Examples of acquirable in a Sentence

is a decent bagel acquirable in this town?
Recent Examples on the Web Aphantasiacs, whose inability to form mental imagery may be acquirable through stem-cell transplants, were found to be less susceptible to both the Ganzflicker pseudo-hallucination and to ghost stories. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper's Magazine, 20 July 2021 So, the biggest resource we‘re going to need for survival, and the most abundant resource that’s acquirable — our fellow man — is the one resource most preppers are not preparing to acquire. Adam Nemett, Rolling Stone, 14 May 2021 Lauren could perhaps be compared to the fictional Jay Gatsby: another American dream-maker striving to create an impeccable world out of acquirable things. The New Yorker, 5 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of acquirable

1606, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acquirable

acquire + -able

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The first known use of acquirable was in 1606

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23 Jul 2021

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“Acquirable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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