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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, borrowed from Old French acquisicion, from Latin acquisītiō, from acquirere; equivalent to acquire +‎ -ition.

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acquisition (countable and uncountable, plural acquisitions)

  1. The act or process of acquiring.
    The acquisition of sports equipment can be fun in itself.
  2. The thing acquired or gained; a gain.
    That graphite tennis racquet is quite an acquisition.
  3. (computing) The process of sampling signals that measure real world physical conditions and converting these signals into digital numeric values that can be manipulated by a computer.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French acquisicion, borrowed from Latin acquisītiō, acquisītiōnem.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.ki.zi.sjɔ̃/
  • (file)

NounEdit

acquisition f (plural acquisitions)

  1. purchase (the act or process of seeking and obtaining something)
  2. acquisition (the thing obtained)

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