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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquiredadjective

    gotten through environmental forces

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

Wiktionary

  1. acquiredadjective

    Developed postfetally; not congenital.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Acquiredparticip. adj.

    Gained by one’s self, in opposition to those things which are bestowed by nature.

    Etymology: from acquire.

    We are seldom at ease, and free enough from the solicitation of our natural or adopted desires; but a constant succession of uneasinesses, out of that stock, which natural wants, or acquired habits, have heaped up, take the will in their turns. John Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acquired

    of Acquire

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

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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. Steven Rabinowitz:

    Generally speaking, in the absence of a pre-nup, assets acquired during a marriage are split 50-50, assets acquired before the marriage typically remain each spouse's separate property unless those assets were comingled with marital assets or were converted to marital assets (such as by changing the title on the asset from separate to joint).

  2. Tim Wilson:

    If you look at what's being acquired, everyone is filling in product gaps.

  3. Johann Georg von Zimmermann:

    Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself, a knowledge which can only be acquired by occasional retirement.

  4. Frank Attenello:

    This increased hospital-acquired condition rate is significant because we found presence of at least one hospital-acquired condition to be associated with an 83 percent likelihood of increased healthcare cost and a 38 percent increase in the likelihood of a prolonged hospital stay.

  5. Research Professor Suzanne Carbotte:

    The level of detail in the images we can acquire with this technology can’t be acquired any other way and there are a whole host of questions that can be addressed only with the high resolution of the structures and properties of the subsurface that we can obtain.

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