acquirable

[ uh-kwahyuh r ]SEE DEFINITION OF acquirable
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The Mir was indefatigable, active, inquiring, and desirous of obtaining knowledge in every acquirable shape.

It is in itself a proof that men think social virtue to be acquirable and acquired.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., acqueren, from Old French aquerre "acquire, gain, earn, procure," from Vulgar Latin *acquaerere, from Latin acquirere "to seek in addition to" (see acquisition). Reborrowed in current form from Latin c.1600. Related: Acquired; acquiring.

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