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English definition of “acquisitive”


adjective (COMPANY)    /əˈkwɪz.ɪ.tɪv/ US  /-ə.t̬ɪv/ formal
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 .Mergers and takeovers
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