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  • adj. Of or relating to acquisition.


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  • It has long been suspected that attention to, but not necessarily participation in, communicative interaction triggers acquisitional processes, and this may be explained by the presence of the mirror neurons you mention.

    A is for Attention « An A-Z of ELT

  • It's problematic, but I think that there are - sort of psychological dimensions that are worth looking at, that really go beyond what is acquisitional about home buying.

    Searching For A Perfect Life 'In That House'

  • In particular, I liked the balls of brass he had in ridiculing consumerism in the acquisitional 1980s.

    George Carlin, 1937-2008 « Skid Roche

  • And sometimes X is an acquisitional goal, like "When I find a good girlfriend, she'll make me happy."

    Be Here Now

  • But the national, or acquisitional feeling has been aroused; it has tasted the fleshpots and it will not let them go.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Almost everyone became greedy and relentlessly acquisitional.

    EP075: Nano Comes to Clifford Falls

  • If you're in an acquisitional mood, the guys you should have focused on by now are players of pedigree who are not playing up to snuff this season.

    The All-Star break is a time to regroup

  • Management's focus in the year ahead will be centered on maximising the benefits derived from the restructuring, and adopting a growth policy through core acquisitional and organic expansion.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The margins declined 90 basis points to 28% due to acquisitional dilution and product mix.

  • Most of the scheduling issues we had came about due to the last-minute nature of the acquisitional phase concerning the guest portions of the program.

    Anime World Order Podcast


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