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noun acquisition pronunciation in British English /ˌækwɪˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of buying something or obtaining it in some other way
    acquisition of: the acquisition of property
  2. 2
    [countable] business a company that is bought by another company
    The industry’s wave of mergers and acquisitions continues.
  3. 3
    [countable] formal something that someone buys or obtains in some other way
    He was showing off his latest acquisition, a new computer game.
  4. 4
    [uncountable] the process of learning skills or getting knowledge
    theories of language acquisition


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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