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acquisition

a kwuh zi shuhn

  • n  the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
    the acquisition of wealth
    the acquisition of one company by another
  • n  something acquired
    a recent acquisition by the museum
  • n  the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
    the child's acquisition of language
  • n  an ability that has been acquired by training

  • Following the acquisition, YouTube will operate independently to preserve its successful brand and passionate community.
  • Shortly after completing the acquisition, Lewis fired Merrill's top executive John Thain for, among other things, paying out $3.
  • Since the acquisition, Moody's, the investment ratings agency, has twice downgraded Tata Motors' debt rating, which now stands at non-investment grade.
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  • Steve Ballmer in BBC News
    In his letter to Mr Yang, which has been posted on the Microsoft website, Mr Ballmer said: "We continue to believe that our proposed acquisition made sense for Microsoft, Yahoo and the market as a whole. Despite our best efforts, including raising...
  • Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo in International Herald Tribune
    The acquisition of Navteq is another step toward Nokia becoming a leading player in this space,Kallasvuo said.

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