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acquiring

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in gain, accumulation

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acquiring

verb
present participle of acquire

Synonyms & Antonyms of acquiring (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to come to have gradually
  • from years of working two jobs, he has acquired the ability to get by on only a few hours of sleep a day

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2 to receive as return for effort
  • acquired a reputation for always arriving at his friends' house just as they were sitting down to dinner

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“Acquiring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acquiring. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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