The definition of an acquisition is the act of getting or receiving something, or the item that was received.(noun)
An example of an acquisition is the purchase of a house.
See acquisition in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L acquisitio < pp. of acquirere, acquire
See acquisition in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English adquisicioun, attainment
Origin: , from Latin acquisitiō, acquisitiōn-
Origin: , from acquisitus
Origin: , past participle of acquīrere, to acquire; see acquire.
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