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acquisition

noun
 
 
/ˌækwɪˈzɪʃən/
PROCESS [U] the process of learning or getting something: children's acquisition of languageGetting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
NEW THING [C] something that you get, usually by buying it: And the hat - is that a recent acquisition?Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of thingsBelongings and possessions
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