Translation of "acquire" - English-Spanish dictionary

acquire

verb uk /əˈkwaɪər/ us /əˈkwɑɪər/ present participle acquiring, past tense and past participle acquired formal

to get something

adquirir
My grandfather acquired several valuable paintings.

to learn something

adquirir
I’ve acquired some useful skills in this job.

(Translation of “acquire” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

acquire

verb /əˈkwaiə/

(formal) to get

adquirir
He acquired a lot of interesting antiques over the course of his life.

to learn

Adquirir
She acquired a working knowledge of Chinese.
acquisition /ӕkwiˈziʃən/ noun

the act of acquiring

adquisición
The public support the acquisition of more land to protect wildlife.

(formal) something acquired

adquisición
Her recent acquisitions included a piano.
acquisitive /əˈkwizətiv/ adjective

eager to get possessions

codicioso
an acquisitive child.
acquisitiveness noun

codicia
her acquisitiveness about clothes.

(Translation of “acquire” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)