acquisition
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acquisition(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (acquired object)
a. la adquisición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Among the museum's new acquisitions is a painting by Van Gogh.Entre las nuevas adquisiciones del museo, hay un cuadro de Van Gogh.
2. (act of acquiring)
a. la adquisición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Scientists have discovered a technique for speeding up the acquisition of new skills.Los científicos han descubierto una técnica para lograr una adquisición más rápida de nuevas destrezas.
3. (purchase of a company)
a. la absorción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The acquisition of the company by a multinational was announced today at a press conference.La absorción de la compañía por una multinacional fue anunciada hoy en rueda de prensa.
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acquisition
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la adquisición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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acquisition [ˌækwɪˈzɪʃən]
noun
1 (act, purchased object) adquisición (f)
...the President's recent acquisition of a helicopter She pulls my latest acquiaition from the bottom drawer and gazes at the cover
2 (Comm) [of company] absorción (f)
...the number of mergers and acquisitions made by Europe's leading 1000 firms
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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