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"acquisitive" in British English

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acquisitiveadjective

uk   /əˈkwɪz.ɪ.tɪv/  us   /əˈkwɪz.ə.t̬ɪv/ formal
  • acquisitive adjective (COMPANY)

business 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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"acquisitive" in Business English

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acquisitiveadjective

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)
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