What part of speech is “acquisition”

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the noun form of 'acquisition' is a thing or process that typically involves obtaining something. It can mean the buy or gain of a possession, be it tangible or intangible. In the context of business, it may refer to the purchasing of a company or its assets, thereby gaining control of the company. It is also used in relation to the buying of knowledge or skills, or even software. Acquisition can also describe the process of learning from external sources.

The store's latest acquisition of luxury jackets helped bolster their business.

Joining the team was her latest acquisition of sporting knowledge.

After weeks of deliberation, the company finally went ahead with the acquisition.

as a noun, 'acquisition' can only refer to the gaining of something and is generally not used to refer to the giving of something. Therefore, it is ungrammatical to refer to a 'gift acquisition' or a 'donation acquisition.'

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