What does acquired mean?

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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

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How to say acquired in sign language?

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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

Examples of acquired in a Sentence

  1. Glencore Plc:

    It is important to note that 58% of the profit which BHP Billiton Marketing AG earns in Singapore from the on-sale of commodities acquired from Australian entities controlled by BHP Billiton Limited is subject to tax in Australia at the company tax rate of 30%.

  2. 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.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Happiness is meant to be an acquired taste. In other words, happiness ought to be an attitude or lifestyle which you have to imbibe and portray over and over again. For, happiness is worth imbibing and portraying for life, unlike sadness which is ever uncalled for. -Emeasoba George

  4. Joe Kaeser:

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

  5. Apoorva Mehta:

    When Amazon acquired Whole Foods, of course, there were a lot of naysayers who said that Instacart wasn't going to exist, i'm really proud of the way that the team has handled the competition that we're facing with innovation.

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