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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-wuh-zish-uh n]
    • /ˌæk wəˈzɪʃ ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-wuh-zish-uh n]
    • /ˌæk wəˈzɪʃ ən/

Definitions of acquisitor word

  • noun acquisitor a person who has a tendency to acquire (information or ideas), or a desire to possess 3
  • noun acquisitor the act of acquiring or gaining possession: the acquisition of real estate. 1
  • noun acquisitor something acquired; addition: public excitement about the museum's recent acquisitions. 1
  • noun acquisitor the purchase of one business enterprise by another: the acquisition of a rival corporation; mergers and acquisitions. 1
  • noun acquisitor Linguistics. the act or process of achieving mastery of a language or a linguistic rule or element: child language acquisition; second language acquisition. 1
  • noun acquisitor One who acquires. 1

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Origin of acquisitor

First appearance:

before 1375
One of the 22% oldest English words
1375-1425; Middle English adquisicioun, a(c)quisicion < Latin acquīsītiōn- (stem of acquīsītiō), equivalent to acquīsīt(us), past participle of acquīrere to acquire + -iōn- -ion

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Parts of speech for Acquisitor


acquisitor popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% 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.

acquisitor usage trend in Literature

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