Acquisition

Definition of Acquisition

Ac`qui`si´tion
n.1.The act or process of acquiring.
The acquisition or loss of a province.
- Macaulay.
2.(Business, Finance) The purchase of one commercial enterprise by another, whether for cash, or in a trade of stock of the purchasing company for that of the purchased company.
3.The thing acquired or gained; an acquirement; a gain; as, learning is an acquisition.

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