[uh-kwahyuh r-muh nt]


the act of acquiring, especially the gaining of knowledge or mental attributes.
Often acquirements. something that is acquired, especially an acquired ability or attainment.

Nearby words

  1. acquired immunity,
  2. acquired immunodeficiency syndrome,
  3. acquired nevus,
  4. acquired taste,
  5. acquiree,
  6. acquirer,
  7. acquis communautaire,
  8. acquisition,
  9. acquisition accounting,
  10. acquisitive

Origin of acquirement

First recorded in 1620–30; acquire + -ment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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