Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Acquisition (Page: 16)

Ac`qui*si"tion (#), n. [L. acquisitio, fr. acquirere: cf. F. acquisition. See Acquire.]

1. The act or process of acquiring.

The acquisition or loss of a province. Macaulay.

2. The thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain; as, learning is an acquisition. Syn. -- See Acquirement.