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acquest

[uh-kwest] /əˈkwɛst/
noun, Law.
1.
property acquired other than by inheritance, as by purchase or gift.
Origin of acquest
obsolete French
1605-1615
1605-15; < obsolete French < Vulgar Latin *acquaesitum that which has been acquired, noun use of *acquaesitus (past participle of *acquaerere to acquire, alteration of Latin acquīrere to acquire)
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