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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \ə-ˈkwī(-ə)r-ər\
    • /-rɚ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ə-ˈkwī(-ə)r-ər\

Definitions of acquirer word

  • countable noun acquirer In business, an acquirer is a company or person who buys another company. 3
  • noun acquirer One who acquires. 1
  • noun acquirer sb who obtains or buys sth 1
  • noun acquirer A bank or financial institution that processes credit card or debit card payments on behalf of a merchant. 0

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acquirer popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for acquirer

noun acquirer

  • appropriator — suitable or fitting for a particular purpose, person, occasion, etc.: an appropriate example; an appropriate dress.
  • claimant — A claimant is someone who is receiving money from the state because they are unemployed or they are unable to work because they are ill.
  • discoverer — a person who discovers.
  • spotter — a person employed to remove spots from clothing, especially at a dry-cleaning establishment.
  • search party — a group of persons conducting an organized search for someone or something lost or hidden.

Antonyms for acquirer

noun acquirer

  • loser — a person, team, nation, etc., that loses: The visiting team was the loser in the series.
  • owner — a person who owns; possessor; proprietor.
  • stray — to deviate from the direct course, leave the proper place, or go beyond the proper limits, especially without a fixed course or purpose; ramble: to stray from the main road.

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