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ac·quired

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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.

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. Albert Einstein:

    Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

  2. 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.

  3. James Scott:

    It is important for people to understand that this study is specifically concerned with one particular germ that is increasingly implicated in hospital-acquired infections, this study really only applies to the specific environment of hospitals, and I'm confident that alcohol-based disinfectants will continue to remain highly effective in general use.

  4. Dylan Farrow:

    I was disappointed to learn through press reports that Hachette, my publisher, acquired Woody Allen's memoir after other major publishers refused to do so and concealed the decision from me and Ronan Farrow book own employees while we were working on Catch and Kill -- a book about how powerful men, including Woody Allen, avoid accountability for sexual abuse.

  5. Charles DeCarli:

    You can even think about that anthropologically, women may have developed skills and strategies over our evolutionary development to keep track of stuff that helps their memory that men just never acquired.

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