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Definitionobtaining possession of something; or the thing possessed
- ...she imposed unwittingly on the old lady and gentleman by her ingenious cordiality; gained the admiration of Isabella, and the heart and soul of her brother: acquisitions that flattered her from the first — for she was full of ambition — and led her to adopt a double character without exactly intending to deceive any one.Chapter 8 (37% in)
acquisitions = things obtained (gotten and possessed)
- I declare he is that strange acquisition my late neighbour made, in his journey to Liverpool — a little Lascar, or an American or Spanish castaway.Chapter 6 (82% in)
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