Definitions for acquiring

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquiring, getting(noun)

    the act of acquiring something

    "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acquiring

    of Acquire

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard Buckminster Fuller:

    Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.

  2. Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov:

    Turkmenistan is interested in acquiring Japan's experience in creating and using new technologies.

  3. Eric Hoffer:

    Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible.

  4. W. Somerset Maugham:

    Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.

  5. La Rochefoucauld:

    A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring.


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