Noun Acquirement Definition and Examples







The action of acquiring something.
  1. 'Language acquirement consists of language courses to support asylum seekers to actively engage with their host country.'
  2. 'Special emphasis is given to the initial stages of microspore embryogenic potential acquirement and the initiation of cell divisions.'
  3. 'With the acquirement of weapons, the battle had been going much easier for the humans.'
  4. 'Another characteristic of mindfulness he mentions is ‘acquiring ‘or ‘taking up ‘, that is, acquirement of what is useful and beneficial.’'
  5. 'The special aim and purpose of that school is to facilitate the acquirement of the qualifications set forth below.'
  6. 'Other changes for Fremantle Ports in the outer harbour include the recent acquirement of 43 hectares of land.'
  7. 'Learn from me, if not by my precepts, at least by my example, how dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge.'
  8. 'It is, in the medieval sense of the term, a masterpiece - meaning, an exemplification of talents and acquirements, offered by their possessor as a gift to the onlooker, and a proof of attainment.'
  9. 'He then went on to confess, ‘But after 40. years of abstraction from it, and my mathematical acquirements coated over with rust, I find myself equal only to such simple operations & practices in it as serve to amuse me.'
  10. 'She was accustomed to be surrounded with books of reference, maps, and all the other acquirements of a well-furnished library, and she found it difficult to content herself in a house devoid of such attractions.'
  11. 'These are sharply defined acquirements, giving to the figure of the Westerner an apparent moral clarity which corresponds to the clarity of his physical image against his bare landscape…'
  12. 'Such an officer must be a man ‘in whom his soldiers can recognize [that] by nurture, by associations, by acquirements, by character, has an inherent claim to their respect.’'
  13. 'It can neither possess in itself, nor enlist in its service, more than a portion of the acquirements and capacities which the country contains, applicable to any given purpose.'
((n.) The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment.)


1. the act of acquiring, especially the gaining of knowledge or mental attributes.

2. Often, acquirements. something that is acquired, especially an acquired ability or attainment.


"self-controls can be acquired."
"sciences can be acquired."
"arts can be acquired."

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