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But none of them managed to be able to acquire the weapons or the bomb materials to carry out either event.

Every question—for services to buy or advice to acquire—comes with a number.

“We have been and will continue to work to acquire the drugs in accordance with the law,” McNaughton said via email.

Dodge did acquire the collection, and now his own runs to 125 bicycles, dating from 1820 to 1920.

According to media reports, Amazon, 21st Century Fox, Hearst, and Condé Nast are all vying to acquire StyleHaul.

A child may acquire while quite young and before any methodical education commences a certain feeling for regular form.

I found that I had been allowed to acquire certain bad habits and besetting sins—most people do.

“Doctrine”—the Monroe doctrine declared that no foreign power should acquire additional dominion in America.

Accustomed to the bustle and hurry of a soldier's life, he was too old to acquire the tastes of a life of tranquillity.

Non-resident aliens can acquire no rights incident to residence here except as permitted by the federal government.

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On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acquire, such as: achieve, amass, bring in, buy, collect, and earn.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.