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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 How to Prepare for the Psat/Nmsqt (2004)

Psat/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test by Sharon Green, 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 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 Works of Hannah More (1827)

With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More

Almost any ornamental acquirement is a good thing, when it is not the best thing a woman has ; and talents are admirable when not made to stand proxy for virtues. The writer of these pages is intimately acquainted with several ladies who , ...

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 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, 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-site, a. (acquisitus, Lat.) Gained or acquired.—Obsolete. Three being innate and five acquisite.— Burton, Anat ...

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 previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1853)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found by Samuel Johnson

Acquirement. Naunton. ACQU'IRY. ». ». Acquirement. Barrow. A'CQUISITE. a. That which is gained. Burton. ACQUISITION, я.». The act of acquiring or gaining. South. The thing gained. Dcnham. ACQUISITIVE, o. That which is acquired. Wolton ...

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 critical pronouncing dictionary. With a suppl., by E. Smith (1881)

by John Walker

Acquirement, Jk-k« Iro-mtmt, «. That which u acquired, ...

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 previewWalker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language ... (1854)

To which are Prefixed Principles of English Pronunciation, Rules to be Observed by the Natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London, for Avoiding Their Respective Peculiarities, and Directions to Foreigners ... The Whole Interspersed with Observations ... by John Walker

Acquirement, ak-kwlre-m£nt, s. Tliat which is acquired, gain, attainment. Acquisition, ak-kwt*-zlsh-shun, s. The act of acquiring ; the thing gained, acquirement.

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Acquirement Meaning

Video shows what acquirement means. The act of acquiring, or that which is acquired; attainment.. acquirement synonyms: acquisition. acquirement ...

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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