Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “acquisitive” en inglés

acquisitive

adjective uk   /əˈkwɪz.ɪ.tɪv/ us    /-ə.t̬ɪv/ formal

acquisitive adjective (WANTING THINGS)

disapproving eager to own and collect things: We live in an acquisitive society that views success primarily in terms of material possessions.

acquisitive adjective (COMPANY)

used to describe a 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 Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de acquisitive
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “acquisitive” en otros diccionarios

Traducciones de “acquisitive”

Palabra del día

bright spark

a person who is intelligent, and full of energy and enthusiasm

Palabra del día

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más