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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

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce acquired?

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    Karen
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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. 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.

  2. Will Danoff:

    In the strong-performing health care sector, I could have done a much better job with surging biotechnology stocks, notable mistakes included not owning enough Amgen, a biotech firm that made excellent advances, and avoiding index stock Allergan, the specialty drug company that announced plans to be acquired by Actavis.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Life cannot be measured by summary statistics, such as the money accumulated in the banks, or the shares acquired in the stock market, or the number of real estates owned etc. In my view, the only valuable metric that would quantify your life most accurately is the number of lives you were able to help selflessly, and influence most positively. The true purpose of human life is very noble IMHO....always above and beyond mere metrics of materialistic matters.

  4. Kumar Dharmarajan:

    It is premature to conclude that factors intrinsic to the hospital on weekends like reduced staffing or the increased number of covering providers are primarily responsible for the greater number of hospital-acquired conditions among weekend admissions, it is not clear that the weekend is a less safe time for patients.

  5. Lord Chesterfield:

    The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.

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