vt.获得, 学到, 取得
How did he acquire his wealth?
We admired his intellectual providence to acquire vast stores of dry information.
The collector has acquired a fine collection of impressionist paintings.
come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
win something through one's efforts
1. 取得, 获得
The museum has just acquired a famous painting by Pablo Picasso.
Gradually we acquired experience in how to do the work.
2. 学到; 养成
She has mastered English grammar and acquired a large vocabulary without the help of a teacher.
她在没有老师指导的情况下, 掌握了英语语法, 学到了大量词汇。
get as one's own
获得, 得到, 养成
The company has recently acquired new offices in central London.
We should acquire more firsthand information.
I tried to acquire the information I needed.
His character acquired him a good name.
Her manner acquired her universal odium.