WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
ac•qui•si•tion /ˌækwɪˈzɪʃən/USA pronunciation n. 
  1. [uncountable] the act of acquiring.
  2. [countable] something acquired:His latest acquisition was a new car.
See -quis-.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

acquisition /ˌækwɪˈzɪʃən/ n
  1. the act of acquiring or gaining possession
  2. something acquired
  3. a person or thing of special merit added to a group
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin acquīsītiōn-, from acquīrere to acquire

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