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Sentences with the noun acquiring

4 examples:

The pleasure of possessing is not in my estimation worth the trouble of acquiring.

To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.
(Emile M. Cioran)

Although the most costly, .app is merely one of over 100 gTLDs, Google had already spent nearly $20 million acquiring.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Warner Bros.' new Batman origins TV series will air on the British broadcaster, which Viacom is in the process of acquiring.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

Sentences with the verb acquiring

28 examples:

Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
(R. Buckminster Fuller)

Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them.
(Ogden Nash)

The Israeli Navy is acquiring four corvettes from Germany.
(UPI - Business News, )

Academia is acquiring an interest in cyber education on many fronts.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The rare decline was a setback to Microsoft, which is acquiring the operation.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Lane Bryant owner Ascena is acquiring the parent company of Ann Taylor and Loft.
(CNN - World Business, )

Nothing tops off a successful entrepreneurial life like acquiring a private island.
(Forbes - Business, )

Google is acquiring an artificial intelligence company called DeepMind Technologies.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Australia is acquiring 1,100 Hawkei protected military vehicles from Thales Australia.
(UPI - Business News, )

Should the company consider acquiring some big names, one analyst has a list, and a why.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Researchers say maintaining a healthy weight is the best way to avoid acquiring the disease.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Air New Zealand and Aimia are acquiring the small New Zealand based analytics company 11Ants.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Hewlett-Packard is acquiring Aruba Networks in a deal valued at $3 billion, the companies said Monday.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Manchester United are acquiring the most prolific young forward Europe currently has to offer this summer.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

A division of Telus is acquiring the electronic medical records company Med Access Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Ivanhoe Cambridge and a U.S. partner are acquiring an office property in downtown Manhattan for US$2.2 billion.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Chinese conglomerate Yuexiu Enterprises is acquiring a 75% stake in Hong Kong's Chong Hing Bank for US$1.5 billion.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

“We knew when we were acquiring them what their traffics was going to be,” says company co-founder Jack Groetzinger.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Indonesia's Ministry of Defense is acquiring an air defense system from Thales UK in a deal worth more than $164 million.
(UPI - Business News, )

Australia is acquiring eight Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft from the United States to boost its maritime patrol capability.
(UPI - Business News, )

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will soon return one of its most prized relics -- but is acquiring something similar.
(Jamie Wetherbe in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Today’s example comes from Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) who have just announced that they are acquiring big data company Pentaho.
(Forbes - Technology, )

IFC Films says it is acquiring the North American rights to the biopic "Pelé: Birth of a Legend" and plans to release it in 2016.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Permira and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board are acquiring the enterprise software company in the biggest buyout of the year.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

Yellow Pages ltd. (TSX:Y) says it's acquiring a digital real estate marketplace called the ComFree/DuProprio Network for $50 million.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

As the NHL's March 5 trade deadline nears, teams looking to upgrade for the stretch run many consider acquiring some of these players.
(Michael Shulman in CBC Sports, )

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. of Israel is acquiring 49 percent of a South Korean communications technology development company.
(UPI - Business News, )

Inovalis Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:INO.UN) is acquiring two office properties in Paris and a surrounding suburb for $61 million.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Question

1 example:

Rumors state that Apple is the latest bidder to acquire the financially struggling, high-speed racing championship Formula 1. Why would a smartphone manufacturer have any interest in acquiring a racing series?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

He was charged with acquiring criminal property.

The most laudable way of acquiring books is by writing them yourself.

The millionaire insisted on acquiring the masterpiece no matter how much it cost.

So-called "foreign" words, i.e. those which the majority of languages have taken from one source, are used in Esperanto without modification, acquiring only Esperanto spelling; but when faced with a number of words derived from one root, it is better to leave only the fundamental word unmodified and from this create the derivatives according to the rules of Esperanto.

I was very adept at acquiring languages.
(Anna Held)

Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.
(Charles Caleb Colton)

Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative.
(Mordecai Wyatt Johnson)

Slowly but surely, we are acquiring that famous culture of democracy, which is our objective.
(Paul Biya)

I think it is totally wrong and terribly harmful if education is defined as acquiring knowledge.
(William Glasser)

For the Cubs, acquiring Chapman was all about October.
(USA Today - Sports, )

And your company has eyes on acquiring another company.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Company reportedly acquiring music firm for $3.2 billion.
(USA Today - Tech, )

There's an art to acquiring feedback. Here are some tips.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Daily Mail expressed interest in acquiring Yahoo's assets.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Aviva is terrifically gung-ho about acquiring Friends Life.
(The Independent - Business, )

Biology is rapidly acquiring the character of a data science.
(Science Daily - News, )

But the needed revolution goes way beyond acquiring new tools.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Brambles is acquiring UK-based Ferguson Group for $585 million.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Rockets add to loaded backcourt by acquiring speedy point guard.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Walgreens is in the process of acquiring pharmacy group Rite Aid.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Iliad walks and talks as if it's serious about acquiring T-Mobile.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Apple announced in May that it will be acquiring Beats Electronics.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

The team is sizing up the possibility of acquiring both free agents.
(Bill Shaikin in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

Company confirmed it was acquiring chip maker for nearly $17 billion.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Dell acquiring data storage company in one of biggest tech deals ever.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Lightning sent Gagner to Coyotes hours after acquiring him from Oilers.
(USA Today - NHL, )

But holding onto lucky money is often more difficult than acquiring it.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Britain's Smiths Group is acquiring U.S.-headquartered Morpho Detection.
(UPI - Business News, )

As we learned, there’s more to acquiring capital than a business plan.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Maybe we'll hear more news of UC Web acquiring other companies," he said.
(Forbes - Business, )

Also, Samsung has a new weapon against Apple Pay after acquiring LoopPay.
(CNET News, )

Acquiring DirecTV will boost AT&T’s cash flow and protect its dividend.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Below we take a look at why acquiring Tidal could be beneficial to Apple.
(Forbes - Technology, )

On December 2013 Seagate announced it was acquiring Xyratex for $374M.
(Forbes - Technology, )

IBM announced that it is acquiring Truven Health for $2.6 billion in cash.
(Tech Times - Health, )

In fact, the governor seems to be acquiring more political muscle with age.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

Alibaba and other Asian entities might be interested in acquiring the studio.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

French mobile carrier Iliad is not giving up on its plans of acquiring T-Mobile.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Last year HP made a big bet by acquiring another open source vendor, Eucalyptus.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Top Twitter boss accidentally tweets a private message about acquiring a company.
(BBC News - Technology, )

Cereal-maker Kellogg's tried to expand its market by acquiring a vibrant upstart.
(ZDNet US, )

To prevent acquiring this virus, it is best to get vaccinated during early teens.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Arsenal and Chelsea are both believed to be keen on acquiring the German's services.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Google is planning to beef up its Google Translate service by acquiring Quest Visual.
(NBC News, )

Intel has also been reported to have shown interest in acquiring the competing brand.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Round Rock, Texas-based Dell is acquiring Hopkinton, Mass.-based EMC for $67 billion.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Ask Matt: Shares of acquiring companies often fall after the announcement of a buyout.
(USA Today - Money, )

Sierra Nevada is acquiring Orbital Technologies in order to enhance its space systems.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Microsoft did a great job by acquiring LinkedIn at this price, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
(CNBC, )

Swiss pharmaceutical giant acquiring Calif.-based biotech firm in all-cash transaction.
(USA Today - Money, )

IBM is acquiring cloud video company Ustream and launching a cloud video services unit.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Potential buyers will receive several bonus benefits if acquiring the pricey smartwatch.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Dish did say that it will focus on acquiring Clearwire and its coveted wireless spectrum.
(ZDNet US, )

Toronto is -1 since acquiring Troy Tulowitzki and within 1½ games of first in AL East.
(USA Today - Sports, )

PAG Asia Capital and Apex Technology are acquiring Lexmark International for $3.6 billion.
(CNBC, )

The most important move came via the trade route -- with the Flames acquiring Brian Elliott.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Tribune Publishing wants to prevent outside investors from acquiring large numbers of shares.
(USA Today - Money, )

The harder a habit is to form, the greater the reward that stems from acquiring that behavior.
(Forbes - Business, )

The listed milk producer is acquiring Victoria-based Camperdown Dairy Company for $11 million.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The studio is acquiring DramaFever from Japanese-based telecommunications firm SoftBank Group.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Intuit announced yesterday that it is acquiring mobile payments startup Check for $360 million.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Months after acquiring Nokia's handset business, Microsoft is rebranding its mobile phone line.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

ServiceNow has not ruled out acquiring more companies to grow its portfolio in the coming year.
(ZDNet Australia, )

This would be excellent news for customers that are looking forward to acquiring the smartphone.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Tan acquiring the side from the De Gryse family for a reported five million euros (£3.6million).
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

News today that IBM is acquiring OpenStack vendor Blue Box while Cisco is snapping up PistonCloud.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The new agreements follow Liberty Global and Discovery acquiring 3.4 percent stakes in the studio.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

The agreement includes the Russian exhibitor acquiring next-generation laser projection technology.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

One in every eight children in the United States is at risk of acquiring measles, a new study says.
(Tech Times - Health, )

UGE International is acquiring Endura to strengthen its position in the competitive solar industry.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Fox Searchlight ultimately won the bidding war, acquiring the movie for a reported $17.5 million...
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

A new study found that rotational night shifts could increase the risk of acquiring heart diseases.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Media company acquiring France's No. 2 mobile phone operator, also owns major French cable operator.
(USA Today - Money, )

Rumor has it that Yahoo is on the verge of acquiring location-based app Foursquare for $900 million.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Packaging giant Amcor is acquiring Ohio-based Encon to expand its rigid plastics business in the US.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

In response to a previous speculation, Apple says that it is not acquiring Imagination Technologies.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Logitech announced it is acquiring earbud company Jaybird in a deal that is worth up to $50 million.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Twitter is acquiring Indian mobile marketing startup ZipDial to tap offline users in emerging markets.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

OnLive will shut down by the end of the month, with Sony acquiring the patents that the company holds.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Three months after acquiring Oculus VR for a whopping $2 billion, Facebook has finally closed the deal.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Look a little further back and the pattern repeated itself when Facebook spent $1BN acquiring Instagram.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Lenovo posted its results for the full-fiscal year 2016, the first fiscal year since acquiring Motorola.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Facebook is acquiring PrivateCore to make their servers more secure, in a bid to better protect user data.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The parent company of Nova Scotia Power, Emera, is acquiring U.S. energy company TECO for $10.4 billion US.
(CBC News in CBC News - Business, )

As a side dish to the main news, Google is also acquiring a smaller company founded by its new cloud chief.
(ZDNet US, )

Meanwhile, acquiring funding still hinges on clocking up publications in journals with high impact factors.
(Nature, )

After acquiring Java in 2010, the company said that the plugin will be deprecated with the release of JDK 9.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Lenovo is keen on acquiring another business from IBM, this time eyeing the Big Blue's x86-based server unit.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Expedia becomes a bigger rival to Priceline after acquiring Travelocity for $280 million in an all-cash deal.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Vodafone has been building and acquiring fixed assets in Europe, but its efforts may be too little, too late.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

A couple of months ago, Facebook announced it was acquiring WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock options.
(Forbes - Technology, )

In a bid to beef up its own PlayStation Now service, Sony is acquiring OnLive's patents for an undisclosed sum.
(CNET News, )

Ride-hailing service Uber has confirmed that it is acquiring San Jose, California based mapping company deCarta.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Sprint rethinks acquiring T-Mobile after antitrust officials expressed strong sentiments against a deal publicly.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

The New York Yankees got active on Friday, acquiring shortstop Didi Gregorius and signing reliever Andrew Miller.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

SP says the move will allow the company to be aggressive in acquiring films at next month's Cannes Film Festival.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant said the company remained committed to acquiring rival pesticide-and-seed maker Syngenta.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

With recent outbreaks of E. coli around the world, there is a fear of acquiring an infection from these bacteria.
(Science Daily - News, )

Two weeks ago IBM announced expansions to its offerings by introducing IBM Experience One and acquiring Silverpop.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Microsoft is close to acquiring Mojang AB, the indie Swedish game company behind 'Minecraft,' according to reports.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

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