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Acquiring is a member of the word family acquire, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun acquiring

What does acquiring mean as a name of something?


  1. the act of acquiring something

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Google previewHealth Care Supply Chain Management (2016)

by Gerald (Jerry) R. Ledlow, Karl Manrodt, David Schott

Acquiring is a combination of Sourcing and procurement. This chapter is quite long and detailed, but the concepts are easy to...

Acquiring is an essential step in the healthcare Value Chain.

Google previewAnalysing English Sentences (2009)

A Minimalist Approach by Andrew Radford

So, for example, children have to learn whether the native language they are acquiring is a null subject language or not, whether it is a wh-movement language or not, and whether it is a head-first language or not . . . and so on for all the other ...

Google previewBuried in Treasures (2007)

Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding by David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost, Gail Steketee

Fact File for Family and Friends Helping Your Loved One Recognize the Severity of the Problem Failureto understand or acknowledge the severity of clutter or acquiring is an all-toocommon problem among people with compulsive hoarding ...

Google previewInternational Book Publishing: An Encyclopedia (2015)

by Philip G. Altbach, Edith S. Hoshino

Few acquiring editors have the latitude to make publication decisions independently. Rather, they must present projects to an editorial committee, usually drawn from senior staff in all departments, though with editing and marketing most ...

Google previewDictionary of e-Business (2003)

A Definitive Guide to Technology and Business Terms by Francis Botto

Acquiring processor financial institution, type of account, and even the branch or office that holds the account. ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability.) A series of properties that define the real-world requirements for transaction ...

Google previewWeaving a Lexicon (2004)

by D. Geoffrey Hall

Acquiring. and. Using. a. Grammatical. Form. Class: Lessons. from. the. Proper- Count. Distinction. Ellen M. Markman and Vikram K. Jaswal The distinction between individuals and kinds is crucial in the representation of knowledge.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (2017)

by Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

Acquiring Bank The acquiring bank represents the e-commerce merchant. The acquiring bank processes all of the merchant's credit/debit card payments with the associations (American Express, MasterCard, Visa, etc.), and provide the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management (2016)

by Lee, In

Acquiring Bank ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Venture Management (2012)

by Matthew R. Marvel

ACQUIRING. RESOURCES. During the past few decades, the impact of gender on starting a venture as well as on subsequent venture performance has attracted increasing levels of scholarly attention. Gender is a social construction of sex ...

Google previewSexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues [2 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues by Jill Ann Grimes MD, Lori Apffel Smith MD, Kristyn Fagerberg MD

Risk factors to acquiring MAC are low CD4 counts, regular use of indoor swimming pools, or repeated consumption of raw or partially cooked fish/shellfish . Other risk factors include a previous bronchoscopy and recent therapy with a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition (2014)

by Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi

K K Knowledge Management K Acquiring Competitive Advantage through Business. Foad Boghrati University of Tehran, Iran Iman Raeesi ...

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Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit. (W. Somerset Maugham)
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Scrabble value of A1C3Q10U1I1R1I1N1G2

The value of this 9-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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