US: /ˌækwəˈzɪʃən/
UK: /ɐkwɪsˈɪʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

acquisition /,ækwi'ziʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự được, sự giành được, sự thu được, sự đạt được, sự kiếm được
    • cái giành được, cái thu nhận được
      • Mr. A will be a valuable acquisition to the teaching staff of our school: thu nhận được ông A thì sẽ có lợi cho hàng ngũ giáo viên của trường chúng ta

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U] the act of getting sth, especially knowledge, a skill, etc: theories of child language acquisition
2 [C] something that sb buys to add to what they already own, usually sth valuable: His latest acquisition is a racehorse. + The money will be spent on acquisitions for the university library.
3 [C, U] (business) a company, piece of land, etc. bought by sb, especially another company; the act of buying it: They have made acquisitions in several EU countries. + the acquisition of shares by employees + The group has announced its first overseas acquisition:
a successful software company.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 obtaining, getting, acquiring, acquirement, gain, procurement:
The acquisition of property entails many obligations.
2 possession(s), property, purchase; object:
This first edition is a recent acquisition.

Collocation dictionary

1 thing you have obtained


latest, new, recent

2 act of obtaining sth


data, language, property
Language acquisition begins in the first months of a baby's life.


complete, make
The company has just made another acquisition.

Concise English dictionary

+the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
+something acquired
+the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
+an ability that has been acquired by training