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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (developed)
a. adquirido
The knowledge acquired by the students during the year they spent abroad is priceless.El conocimiento adquirido por los estudiantes durante el año que pasaron en el extranjero no tiene precio.
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Caviar is an acquired taste.El caviar es algo a lo que lleva tiempo acostumbrarse.
This dark chocolate is very bitter; it's an acquired taste.Este chocolate oscuro es muy amargo; se le va tomando el gusto con el tiempo.
2. (obtained)
a. adquirido
The house was decorated with artifacts acquired from all over the world.La casa estaba decorada con artefactos adquiridos alrededor del mundo.
3. (medicine)
a. adquirido
Helene's condition is not hereditary or congenital, but acquired.La enfermedad de Helene no es hereditaria o congénita, sino adquirida.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (characteristic, habit)
a. adquirido(a)
it's an acquired tastees un placer adquirido con el tiempo
acquired immune deficiency syndromesíndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida
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acquired [əˈkwaɪəd]
an acquired taste un gusto adquirido
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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