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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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Incentives in many emerging market economies are provided for less developed regions where numbers of acquirable established companies are relatively scarce which leaves the new entrant with no option but a greenfield investment.
Scott points out that these conclusions, especially about divine dispensation, should not be treated ironically, because they fit into the structure of the dialogue: the ten pages about the Athenian leaders who had acquired virtue but were unsuccessful in passing it down to their sons directly answers Meno's initial question about whether Virtue is acquirable and indirectly favors knowledge over belief.
Perhaps more to the point, the reification of culture is maintained, since if social work cannot claim a body of objective, transmissible, and acquirable knowledge from which measurable outcomes and interventions can be built, it also cannot claim the legitimate disciplinary status in the academy it has for so long pursued.
Motivation to excel is identified as one of Timmons' six themes desirable and acquirable attitudes and behaviors outlined in the Entrepreneurial Paradigm.
They found students induced to view ability as acquirable set higher goals, used analytic techniques more effectively, and got better business results than the students viewing ability as fixed.
Also, since part of our information index is based on information acquirable through claims experience, we calculated a new price information index for each consumer.
Beckett also indicated that, funding for farmers to purchase new equipment and insurance for this and present equipment is becoming more readily acquirable to the farming industry, as banks and finance houses are re-investing in the business segments.
However, current assays using animals or in vitro techniques-such as utilizing small molecule inhibitors, RNAi, or less than desirable cell lines-introduce biological ambiguity, off-target effects or limit the extent of acquirable data.
Patent Calls' services include independent expert portfolio analysis, identification of licensable or acquirable patents, identification of products and suppliers that may benefit from licensing, and comprehensive support for attorneys involved in litigation.
As per the report, during the opening, the app store would only be providing free applications, yet paid apps -- including those with in-app purchases -- will be acquirable at a later date.
The registration statement registers for resale common shares, warrants and common shares acquirable upon the exercise of warrants (collectively, the "securities") held by certain securityholders named in the prospectus contained in the registration statement.