ac·​quire·​ment | \ ə-ˈkwī(-ə)r-mənt How to pronounce acquirement (audio) \

Definition of acquirement

1 : a skill of mind or body usually resulting from continued endeavor
2 : the act of acquiring

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Examples of acquirement in a Sentence

the contention that the candidate's acquirements in the business world would stand him in good stead in the political arena
Recent Examples on the Web The acquirement of the 320-unit apartment community adds to Morrison Avenue Capital Partners’ 4,000-unit portfolio in the Southeast. Tandra Smith |, al, 3 May 2021 The announcement follows Netflix's recent acquirement of classic Black films such as Love & Basketball, B*A*P*S, and Love Jones. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 29 July 2020 The ongoing Covid-19 period is a tough phase of capital acquirement for many firms and these blanket restrictions can have an impact on fundraising. Prathamesh Mulye, Quartz India, 4 June 2020 Many fans believe that improvements need to be made with the acquirement of Virgil van Dijk in defence., 8 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of acquirement

1607, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for acquirement

acquire + -ment

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The first known use of acquirement was in 1607

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“Acquirement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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