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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French acquerir, from an alteration (based on the model of the original Latin acquīrere), of Old French aquerre, itself from Vulgar Latin *acquaeriō, acquaerere, acquaerāre. Cf. also quérir, conquérir.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.ke.ʁiʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iʁ

VerbEdit

acquérir

  1. (transitive) to acquire, to obtain
  2. (transitive) to purchase
  3. (reflexive, s'acquérir) to gain, to win (approval, etc.)

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