What does acquired mean?

Definitions for acquired

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquired(adj)

    gotten through environmental forces

    "acquired characteristics (such as a suntan or a broken nose) cannot be passed on"

Wiktionary

  1. acquired(Adjective)

    Developed postfetally; not congenital.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acquired

    of Acquire

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'acquired' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2677

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acquired in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acquired in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Talmud:

    If thou lackest knowledge, what hast thou then acquired? Hast thou acquired knowledge, what else dost thou want?

  2. Joe Kaeser:

    I will consider growth to be mostly organic rather than acquired, we will not spend our money too aggressively in M&A.

  3. Tariq Madani:

    We found out that 97 percent of the cases were healthcare associated, and 3 percent of them were primary cases who probably acquired the infection from contact with camels.

  4. Lord Chesterfield:

    Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.

  5. Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield:

    Learning is acquired by reading books but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them.

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