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acquire

US [əˈkwaɪr]
UK [əˈkwaɪə(r)]
  • v.获得;(通过努力、能力、行为表现)获得;购得;得到
  • Web取得;学到;获取
Simple Present:acquires  Present Participle:acquiring  Past Tense:acquired  
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v.
1.
~ sth
(通过努力、能力、行为表现)获得,得到to gain sth by your own efforts, ability or behaviour
She has acquired a good knowledge of English.
她英语已经学得很好。
He has acquired a reputation for dishonesty.
他得到了奸诈的名声。
I have recently acquired a taste for olives.
我最近开始喜欢吃橄榄了。
2.
~ sth
购得;获得;得到to obtain sth by buying or being given it
The company has just acquired new premises.
公司刚购得新办公楼。
I've suddenly acquired a stepbrother.
我突然有了一个继兄。

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