Acquiring

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Acquiring Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he''s much more interested in the getting than in the giving"

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  • the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Acquiring'


  • Acquiring bank: acquirer's discretion. The acquiring bank accepts the risk that the merchant will remain solvent. The main source of risk to the acquiring bank is fund reversals
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* Do something every day that you don't want to do this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain. - Mark Twain

* Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. - Richard Buckminster Fuller

* Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit. - W. Somerset Maugham


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