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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To get.

Usage examples (38)
  • Work to become, not to acquire
  • Not until the time of Linnæus (1707-1778) did the term acquire a definite and precise meaning.
  • ‹ The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility. ›
  • The historical events which mothers take part in acquire the greatness and invincibility of natural phenomena. for more
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