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acquire
used in Rose Red

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Definition
obtain (come into the possession of something)
  • Paneled in walnut, with carpets from the East, it houses a pipe organ I acquired in Germany during our European travels.
    4 — 1909 (14% in)
  • Fine paintings from the European masters adorn the walls: landscapes mostly, many of which we acquired on our honeymoon, so our guests can sit and dream of places far away while six-foot logs burn furiously in the fireplace.
    3 — 1908 (95% in)

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