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acquire

(Receive), verb accept, achieve, adipisci, adopt, be given, come into possession of, derive, gain, glean, obtain, reap, take in, win

acquire

(Secure), verb adquirere, annex, appropriate, assume, assume ownership, attain, exact, extort, extract, force from, gain, get, make one's own, obtain by any means, purchase, realize, steal, take, take possession, wrest from
Associated concepts: acquire a business, acquire by fraud, acquire by gift, acquire by inheritance, acquire by will, accuire for resale, acquire ownership
Foreign phrases: Incorporalia bello non adquiruntur.Things incorporeal are not acquired in war.
See also: accept, accrue, aggregate, appropriate, arise, attain, collect, condemn, derive, gain, garner, gather, hoard, impress, increase, incur, inherit, obtain, occupy, possess, procure, profit, purchase, realize, reap, receive, recover, seize, store, succeed, take

TO ACQUIRE, descents, contracts. To make property one's own.
    2. Title to property is acquired in two ways, by descent, (q.v.) and by purchase (q.v.). Acquisition by purchase, is either by, 1. Escheat. 2. Occupancy. 3. Prescription. 4. Forfeiture. 5. Alienation, which is either by deed or by matter of record. Things which cannot be sold, cannot be acquired.

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The vast consolidation of many, if not most, industries has reduced the number of prospective acquirers to involve in a bidding contest.
For example, acquirers may try to circumvent development and management processes because they feel that following the process impacts their ability to meet the goal, resulting in rework or cost and schedule increases--which is exactly what the processes were designed to avoid in the first place.
The issuing bank and the merchant are liminal figures that deal with the cardholder in the realm of these regulations and with the Black Box through the associations and the merchant acquirers.
If the acquirer gains a complete understanding of the target's assets (e.
This higher rate could be because of either acquirers letting go of acquirees' top management or these managers voluntarily quitting.
So far, two failed banks have not yet found an acquirer -- Ishikawa Bank and Chubu Bank.
In a recently completed acquisition of a middle-market manufacturing business, the acquirer had great plans to identify and put in place an operating plan to reduce certain costs, including cost reductions related to the renegotiation of certain vendor agreements.
67408,(27) an acquirer became obligated to pay severance payments to employees of a target who were terminated due to the merger; the obligation arose from agreements with railroad unions in order to facilitate the merger.
They aid in establishing a value that will find an acquirer who will pay an attainable premium price that will allow him to realize a fair return on his investment.
Competitive pressures in the payments space impact how acquirers balance their merchants' needs with their own business need for a healthy bottom line," said Joan Herbig, CEO of ControlScan.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, October 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Zecure, a leading provider of e-commerce fraud prevention solutions, today announced that OrbitalPay, LLC has installed its award-winning Acquirer SAFE suite to prevent fraudulent merchants from hiding illegal transactions and to keep high risk merchants under control.