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acquirement

[uh-kwahyuh r-muh nt] /əˈkwaɪər mənt/
noun
1.
the act of acquiring, especially the gaining of knowledge or mental attributes.
2.
Often, acquirements. something that is acquired, especially an acquired ability or attainment.
Origin of acquirement
1620-1630
First recorded in 1620-30; acquire + -ment
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