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Example sentences from the Web for acquired
Today, a lack of provenance often means one of two things: an artifact is forged or an artifact was illegally acquired.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He acquired $1 billion worth of art and tangled scandalously with the authorities.The Mysterious Death of the Art World’s Favorite Sheikh|Lizzie Crocker|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Klein argued that Ed acquired his following by “an ancient ritual known as sexist jokes and lots of T&A.”Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything|Soraya Roberts|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
U.S. officials have acquired more bling from overseas than Kanye West and Kim Kardashian had on their wedding registry.Meditation Rugs, Swords, and Horse Head Fiddles: The Strangest Gifts Given to Government Bigwigs|Ben Jacobs|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The two U.S. entities, along with the RDIF, last year acquired a majority interest in a leading Russian tire maker, Voltyre-Prom.Exclusive: Did This Manhattan Firm Help Shield a Russian Fund From Sanctions?|Bill Conroy|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What he has done in any one species or distinct kind of writing would have been sufficient to have acquired him a great name.
But the contrast thus presented is one that has acquired a new meaning in the age in which we live.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Of course, newly acquired Ferns will pay for extra attention in the way of watering until they have secured a proper roothold.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
These additional languages can be acquired easily if they are learnt in the right way.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
He was a bookbinder previous to going upon the stage; and acquired a high degree of reputation as an actor.