Definition Acquire

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Definition

to acquire: to get, to win, to receive, to obtain, to procure
verb

acquired (immunity): (immunity) not obtained at birth, but developed throughout life
adjective

It's an acquired taste: It has an unusual flavor, and you have to get used to it over time
idiom
Examples of things described as "an acquired taste": olives, anchovies, capers, oysters, Brussels sprouts, caviar, sushi, whisky, contemporary art.

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