Adjective "Acquiring" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Acquiring


    Definition:

    1. to come into possession or ownership of; get as one's own: to acquire property.

    2. to gain for oneself through one's actions or efforts: to acquire learning.

    3. Linguistics. to achieve native or nativelike command of (a language or a linguistic rule or element).

    4. Military. to locate and track (a moving target) with a detector, as radar.

    Origin:
    acquire

    Examples:

    "businesses can be acquiring."

    "shares can be acquiring."

    "companies can be acquiring."

    "rights can be acquiring."

    "players can be acquiring."

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