Earning this nomination, says Aghdashloo, primarily meant that she had acquired a voice as an Iranian woman.
PBR was already on the upswing when Metropoulos & Co. acquired it.
A physical piece of media, once acquired, should be tradable, resaleable, whatever.
In fact, all tests are achievement tests—they reveal not inborn ability but the skills a person has acquired up to that point.
Opsware, an Andreessen-founded company that made software for running data centers, was acquired by HP for $1.6 billion.
Where and how Cunningham had acquired it was not open history.
The heir has the advantage of sustaining his ancestor's and the right is acquired.
I began to make use of some of the knowledge I had acquired.
No matter how honestly money may be acquired, one is not free to spend it at will.
How, indeed, could he have acquired this new art which he had had no chance of practising?
c.1600, "gained by effort," past participle adjective from acquire. Of diseases, "occurring after birth, thus not dependent on heredity," 1842 (opposed to congenital). Acquired taste is attested from 1734.
acquired ac·quired (ə-kwīrd')
Of or relating to a disease, condition, or characteristic that is not congenital but develops after birth.
Developed in response to an antigen, as resistance to a disease by vaccination or previous infection.