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In order to reacquire their lost habit of proper listening, they must exercise voluntary attention and develop interest.

The young, as we have just seen, reacquire their longitudinal stripes, and the boars invariably reassume their tusks.

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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