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acquire

verb [T]     /əˈkwaɪər/
GET
B2 to get something: I managed to acquire a copy of the report. His family acquired (= bought) the property in 1985.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
LEARN
B2 to learn something: to acquire knowledge/skills Knowing and learning
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