Example sentences for: acquire

How can you use “acquire” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Cell ablation experiments are used to identify lateral inhibition: when cells that would normally adopt a primary fate are removed, cells that would otherwise acquire a secondary fate replace them.

  • In order to acquire quantitative results the denatured amplicons were analyzed at 1/20, 1/100, 1/200 dilution in hybridization buffer.

  • The Collins is a British dictionary, but, despite the fact that some compositors clambered over one another to acquire the computerized lists of such words showing the breaks, others paid the information little heed—particularly Collins Publishers— and the marks were omitted entirely from the Second Edition of their dictionary.

  • Over the years, the new sound may acquire its own distinction: a dignified gentleman announcing Ahem! to gain attention, rather than actually clearing his throat, or someone cackling Yukkety yuk yuk! at a lousy joke.

  • 1 The model outlines the process used to acquire information technologies and identifies elements of the process that are essential for planning and carrying out acquisitions.


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