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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun acquirement:

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Definition of the noun acquirement

What does acquirement mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acquirements

  1. an ability that has been acquired by training

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Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

the accruing process acquisition is a material possession while an acquirement is a personal skill or knowledge that one gains ...

Google previewThe Embodiment of Knowledge (1974)

by William Carlos Williams, Ron Loewinsohn

All knowledge must be conceived as within the scope of human understanding; that is, any human understanding, therefore it is less than all or any, and its acquirement is a series within the scope of the mind. Older ages when spoken of as ...

Google previewBarron's PSAT/NMSQT (2006)

PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test by Sharon Weiner Green, Ira K. Wolf, Ph.D., Ira K. Wolf

Its acquirement is the result 45 of discipline, of energy in the deep sense. That is why there are so few great dancers. A great dancer is not made by technique alone any more than a great statesman is made by knowledge alone. Both possess ...

Google previewThe Louisville Medical News (1883)

A Weekly Journal of Medicine and Surgery

Advice to Students: — Scientific acquirement is the result of patient industry and careful self-education, not of controversy.

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Thoughts (2015)

by Tryon Edwards

Acquirement. That which we acquire with most difficulty we retain the longest; as those who have earned a fortune are commonly more careful of it than those by whom it may have been inherited.—Colton. Every noble acquisition is attended ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Acquirement implies achievement as a result of continued endeavor and self- cultivation rather than of natural gifts or talent (a woman of considerable information and literature; acquirements not common amongst . . . ladiesEdgeworth) ...

Google previewA critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language... (1803)

To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation... by John Walker

An Acquirement, ak-kwire'mdnt. s. That which is acquired, gain, attainment. Acquisition, ak-kwe-zlsh'shun. s. The act of acquiring ; the thing gained, acquirement. Acquisitive, ak-kwlz-ze-tlv. a. That which is acquired. (157). Acquist, ak-kwist'. s.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1817)

Compiled for the Use of Common Schools in the United States by Noah Webster

a completion, an acquirement which adds ornament Accord' ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of the English language (1797)

by Thomas Sheridan

ACQUIREMENT, ak-kwi're-uteot. s. That which U acquired, (gain, »ttainment. ACQUISITION, Ik-kwJ-zlfcJgAn f. The act of acquiring; the thing gained, acquirement. ACQUISITIVE, ik-kwiz'-zl-tlv. a. that which is acquired. ACQUIST, lk- kwlst'. s.

Google previewPhilologia Anglicana: or, a Philological and synonymical dictionary of the English language; in which the words are deduced from their originals-their sense defined-and the same illustrated and supported by proper examples and notes, critical and explanatory. [“A-Adornment” only.] (1806)

by Benjamin DAWSON (Rector of Burgh, Suffolk.)

However that be, we do not hesitate to athrm, that neither of the snbstantives is ever used, with strict and literal propriety at least, of the gills of nature: Not that they are perfectly synonymous; the one, (acquirement) being used more properly of ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

Any natural endowment, or any acquirement which fits a person to fill an office, or enables him to sustain a character with success; legal power or requisite; abatement; diminution; modification; restriction. QUALIFIED, kwawl'e-fide, part. a.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)

Acquirement, ak-kwire'ment, s. That which is acquired; gain, attainment. Acquiring, ak-kwi'ring, s. Acquirement. Acquisite, ak'kwe-sitc, a. (acquisitus, Lat.) Gained or acquired. — Obsolete. Three being innate and five acquisite. — Burton , Anat.

Google previewA Dictionary of Musicians (1827)

From the Earliest Ages to the Present Time. Comprising the Most Important Biographical Contents of the Works of Gerber, Choron, and Fayolle, Count Orloff, Dr. Burney, Sir John Hawkins, &c. &c. Together with Upwards of a Hundred Original Memoirs of the Most Eminent Living Musicians; and a Summary of the History of Music ... by John S. Sainsbury, Alexandre Choron

The value of similar undertakings in the way of reference, and for the rapid acquirement of leading particulars concerning men more or less eminent for genius, skill, and science, being now universally acknowledged, little apology will be ...

Google previewDictionary of musicians from the earliest times to the present (1827)

and a summary of the history of music

The value of similar undertakings in the way of reference, and for the rapid acquirement of leading particulars concerning men more or less eminent for genius, skill, and science, being now universally acknowledged, little apology will be ...

Google previewA critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language ... The twenty-first edition (1821)

by John WALKER (the Philologist.)

Q AcquireMENT, Ak-kwire mênt, s. That which is acquired, gain, attainment. 2 Acouisition, āk-kwë-zish'shôn, s. acquiring ; the thing gained, acquirement. Acquisitive, ák-kwizzè-tiv, a. 157.

Google previewA critical pronouncing dictionary (1824)

by John Walker

An ACQUIREMENT, 4k-kwire'mlnt, ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3Q10U1I1R1E1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 11-letter word is 24 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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