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Acquisition

acquisition n

1 : the act or action of acquiring
;specif
: the obtaining of controlling interest in a company compare merger , takeover
2 : a thing gained or acquired



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.