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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kwahyuh r]
    • /əˈkwaɪər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kwahyuh r]
    • /əˈkwaɪər/

Definitions of acquirable word

  • verb with object acquirable to come into possession or ownership of; get as one's own: to acquire property. 1
  • verb with object acquirable to gain for oneself through one's actions or efforts: to acquire learning. 1
  • verb with object acquirable Linguistics. to achieve native or nativelike command of (a language or a linguistic rule or element). 1
  • verb with object acquirable Military. to locate and track (a moving target) with a detector, as radar. 1
  • noun acquirable Capable of being acquired. 1

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Origin of acquirable

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
1400-50; < Latin acquīrere to add to one's possessions, acquire (ac- ac- + -quīrere, combining form of quaerere to search for, obtain); replacing late Middle English aquere < Middle French aquerre < Latin

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Parts of speech for Acquirable


acquirable popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 94% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

acquirable usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for acquirable

adj acquirable

  • accessible — If a place or building is accessible to people, it is easy for them to reach it or get into it. If an object is accessible, it is easy to reach.
  • attainable — Something that is attainable can be achieved.
  • gettable — to receive or come to have possession, use, or enjoyment of: to get a birthday present; to get a pension.
  • obtainable — to come into possession of; get, acquire, or procure, as through an effort or by a request: to obtain permission; to obtain a better income.
  • procurable — obtainable.

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