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acquisitive

adjective
 
 
/əˈkwɪzɪtɪv/ US   /-əṱɪv/ formal , mainly disapproving
used to describe a person or company that buys other companies: It has been one of the most acquisitive firms in recent times, buying over a dozen businesses in the last 18 months.
(Definition of acquisitive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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