Meaning of “acquisitive” in the English Dictionary

"acquisitive" in Business English

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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 dozen businesses in the last 18 months.

(Definition of “acquisitive” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)