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"acquisitive" in British English

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acquisitiveadjective

uk   /əˈkwɪz.ɪ.tɪv/  us   /-ə.t̬ɪv/ formal
  • acquisitive adjective (COMPANY)

business used to ​describe a ​company that ​buys other ​companies: It has been one of the most acquisitive ​firms in ​recenttimes, ​buying over a ​dozenbusinesses in the last 18 ​months.
(Definition of acquisitive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"acquisitive" in Business English

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acquisitiveadjective

uk   /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 ​dozenbusinesses in the last 18 months.
(Definition of acquisitive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “acquisitive”
in Chinese (Simplified) (对财物)渴望得到的,迫切求取的, 贪婪的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對財物)渴望得到的,迫切求取的, 貪婪的…
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