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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #154 | acquisition

200 BM Daily Vocabulary #154 | acquisition

Update: 2019-08-08
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Today’s word is: acquisition. Acquisition means an object purchased or obtained, the learning or developing of a skill or habit, the process of acquiring something or taking possession.


In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word acquisition. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.


The word acquisition means the process of learning or knowing a skill or habit or getting possession of an asset.


For example: The industrialist’s latest acquisition is an expensive race horse which has won many prestigious races so far.


Listen carefully how we can use the word acquisition in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.


Example number 1 of 8:  The leading company in electrical wiring and accessories wanted to increase its market share. After careful consideration, the management decided that acquisition of a fan and electric bulb manufacturing company will yield the necessary result.


Example number 2 of 8:  The acquisition of a land from farmers for widening of the road posed a challenge for the local corporation. The chief of the corporation negotiated with the 


Land owners and completed the process.


Example number 3 of 8: Earlier, the insurance field in the country had several large and small companies competing with each other. However, of late, larger companies are uniting with smaller companies through mergers and acquisitions.


Example number 4 of 8:  The Kelkar museum displays several articles of historical importance. These articles have been collected over several decades through careful acquisition from private collectors and historical sites.


Example number 5 of 8: Ravindra had an orchard of Mangoes and he would sell the mangoes in the local market. Once, he examined the possibility of acquisition of a mango pulp making unit. When he implemented the same, it turned out to be very lucrative.


Example number 6 of 8: The courier company was operating from multiple small offices in the same industrial zone. The management called a meeting of the stakeholders to discuss the acquisition of larger premises at a central location.


Example number 7 of 8:  Microsoft’s acquisition of Hotmail in 1997 took place at a valuation of 550 million dollars. The Hotmail facility was then integrated with web based software of the parent company.


Example number 8 of 8: The journalists quizzed the owner of the resort about his recent acquisition of the adventure park. But, he preferred not comment on the specifics of the case.    


Today we learnt the word acquisition which means: an object purchased or obtained, the learning or developing of a skill or habit, the process of acquiring something or taking possession.


Can you frame 3 sentences with acquisition and type in the comments box? We are waiting.


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This was episode number 154 of 200 BM Vocabulary episodes that we have planned. Kindly note that we will be sharing 1 vocabulary episode daily at 6 am Indian Standard Time.


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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #154 | acquisition

200 BM Daily Vocabulary #154 | acquisition

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