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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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Again, consistent with the notion that stock-for-stock acquirers of unlisted targets are more overvalued than stock-for-stock acquirers of listed targets, I find that the average stock-for-stock acquirer of listed targets has more NOA than the average stock-for-stock acquirer of listed targets (48.
Dubai: The surcharge that UAE cardholders are now paying to petrol stations will be shared between the merchants and the acquirers or banks that process the transaction, sources told Gulf News.
Credit unions that do shared branching, particularly those that participate as acquirers, may see higher than average growth in their balance sheet due to their members utilizing the credit union more often," stated the Callahan & Associates study, entitled "The Cooperative Solution to Convenience: A Report of Shared Branching.
CDRLs should be delivered prior to the event to allow: 1) the acquirer sufficient time to perform a detailed review and provide review comments, 2) the supplier to disposition review comments, and 3) the acquirer and supplier to agree on the disposition.
For example, this Statement's guidance on identifying both the acquirer and the acquisition date is in substance the same as the guidance that Statement 141 (R) provides on those issues, but this Statement uses different terminology and adds a few details unique to not-for-profit entities.
sellers do not need to concern themselves with legal entanglements (such as dispute resolution) that come from European buyers, nor the financial or cultural issues that can arise from a Chinese acquirer.
For example, an acquirer that pursued the acquisition of your company two years ago that reapproaches you at a later time will understand that if your pricing expectations have not changed, you are determined not to sell until you get your price.
On that date, the portion of the total consideration paid to the target by the acquirer is measured to determine whether the COI requirements are met.
The following sections describe how chargebacks and fraud affect a merchant acquirer and identify cross-sectional risk differences among card transactions from the perspective of the merchant acquirer.
Generally, the proposed statement notes that the acquirer is the entity that gives up consideration (in the form of cash or other assets, or issues equity interests) and receives control of the combined entity (through voting rights or management control).
For example, most states deem a contract to acquire rights to software and for attendant support services as personal to the acquirer and not assignable by the provider.
The company has a global reputation for excellence and many of the world's leaders in card payments rely on Acquirer Systems for leadership in payments testing and card processing.