Noun Acquiry Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acquiry

Pronunciation:

/əˈkwʌɪ(ə)ri/

Definition:
1.

noun

The action or process of acquiring something; acquisition.
    ((n.) Acquirement.)


    Origin:
    Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Chaloner (1521–1565), diplomat and writer. From acquire + -y, probably after inquiry. In later use apparently independently re-formed.

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