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Definition of 'acquisition'

Noun

  1. the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"
  2. something acquired; "a recent acquisition by the museum"
  3. the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge; "the child's acquisition of language"
       Synonyms: learning
  4. an ability that has been acquired by training
       Synonyms: skill accomplishment acquirement attainment


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