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  • acquire — ac·quire /ə kwīr/ vt ac·quired, ac·quir·ing: to come into possession, ownership, or control of: obtain as one s own the target s directors don t want the company to be acquired R. C. Clark the court acquired jurisdiction ac·quir·er also… …   Law dictionary

  • ownership — own‧er‧ship [ˈəʊnəʆɪp ǁ ˈoʊnər ] noun [uncountable] COMMERCE the state of owning something: • Car ownership by teenagers tripled during the decade. • Home ownership is more common in Britain than in Europe generally. • Limited partnerships give… …   Financial and business terms

  • acquire — ac‧quire [əˈkwaɪə ǁ əˈkwaɪr] verb [transitive] 1. FINANCE to buy a company: • The group wants to acquire the company for $18 a share. 2. acquire a holding/​an interest/​a stake FINANCE to buy part of a company …   Financial and business terms

  • Ownership — Own redirects here. For other uses, see OWN (disambiguation). For ownership of articles in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Ownership of articles …   Wikipedia

  • ownership — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ full ▪ sole ▪ collective, common, fractional (AmE, law), joint, shared ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • acquire — acquirable, adj. acquirability, n. acquirer, n. /euh kwuyeur /, v.t., acquired, acquiring. 1. to come into possession or ownership of; get as one s own: to acquire property. 2. to gain for oneself through one s actions or efforts: to acquire… …   Universalium

  • acquire — verb Acquire is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑museum Acquire is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ability, ↑accent, ↑asset, ↑capital, ↑citizenship, ↑collection, ↑company, ↑competence, ↑confidence, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • acquire — ac•quire [[t]əˈkwaɪ(ə)r[/t]] v. t. quired, quir•ing 1) to come into possession or ownership of; get as one s own 2) to gain for oneself through one s actions or efforts: to acquire learning[/ex] 3) to gain through experience of or exposure to… …   From formal English to slang

  • Ownership of Manchester City F.C. — The Ownership of Manchester City F.C. traces back to 1894, when Ardwick A.F.C. dissolved and were reformed as Manchester City Football Club Ltd.Financial structureThe holding company of Manchester City F.C., Manchester City Ltd, is a private… …   Wikipedia

  • acquire — To gain by any means, usually by one s own exertions; to get as one s own; to obtain by search, endeavor, investment, practice, or purchase; receive or gain in whatever manner; come to have. In law of contracts and of descents, to become owner of …   Black's law dictionary

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