What does acquirement mean?

Definitions for acquirement
əˈkwaɪər məntac·quire·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainmentnoun

    an ability that has been acquired by training


  1. acquirementnoun

    The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. An Acquirementnoun

    That which is acquired; gain; attainment. The word may be properly used in opposition to the gifts of nature.

    Etymology: from acquire.

    These his acquirements, by industry, were exceedingly both enriched and enlarged by many excellent endowments of nature. John Hayward, on Edward VI.

    By a content and acquiescence in every species of truth, we embrace the shadow thereof: or so much as may palliate its just and substantial acquirements. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. i.

    It is very difficult to lay down rules for the acquirement of such a taste as that I am here speaking of. The faculty must, in some degree, be born with us. Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 409.


  1. acquirement

    Acquirement refers to the act of acquiring or gaining possession, usually through one's own skill, effort, or actions. It can also refer to knowledge or skills obtained, as well as something that has been purchased or secured.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acquirementnoun

    the act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acquirement in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acquirement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. motile
    • B. sesquipedalian
    • C. naiant
    • D. inexpiable

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