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  1. property acquired other than by inheritance, as by purchase or gift.

Origin of acquest

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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