How to Pronounce acquire?

Correct pronunciation for the word "acquire" is [ɐkwˈa͡ɪ͡ə], [ɐkwˈa‍ɪ‍ə], [ɐ_k_w_ˈaɪə].

"Acquire" in context

Acquire is a verb meaning to come into possession or ownership of something. It can involve either buying, receiving as a gift, or otherwise taking control of an item or resource. It is an important part of daily life and the economy, allowing for individuals and companies to purchase goods and services. The ability to acquire is essential for people to obtain the items they need to function in life. Businesses typically use acquiring to grow their businesses and gain access to resources that they might not otherwise have access to. In addition to purely economic transactions, people may also acquire skills, knowledge, and experiences through education, apprenticeship, and networking.

What are similar-sounding words for acquire?

Usage over time for acquire:

This graph shows how "acquire" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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