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acquisition
used in A Room of One's Own

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Definition
obtaining possession of something; or the thing possessed
  • True, they had money and power, but only at the cost of harbouring in their breasts an eagle, a vulture, forever tearing the liver out and plucking at the lungs—the instinct for possession, the rage for acquisition which drives them to desire other people's fields and goods perpetually; to make frontiers and flags; battleships and poison gas; to offer up their own lives and their children's lives.
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acquisition = getting (obtaining) things
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