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acquet

noun ac·quet \ ˈa-kət, a-ˈkā, ə-ˈkwet \

legal Definition of acquet

in the civil law of Louisiana :property acquired through means other than inheritance

Origin and Etymology of acquet

French acquêt acquisition, from Old French acquest, ultimately from Latin acquirere to acquire


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