Example sentences for: acquires

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

  • Rather, a common word can become a trademark only if it acquires a “secondary meaning,” if, in other words, it is used so long and so exclusively by one producer that it has come to signal to the general public that the product in question is made by that producer, and that producer alone.

  • From this analysis, the peak force requirement occurs when the cell acquires a cylindrical shape.

  • The prostate undergoes dramatic morphologic changes as it acquires the ability to produce seminal fluid, and these changes can be observed at puberty or by stimulating the prostate with androgens after castration.

  • Finally, our data suggest that the L91 target locus acquires limited trans-silencing activity of its own after exposure to C73, which is an unusual case for transgenes.

  • My suspicions aroused, I found that a number of entries had neither a nautical origin nor, perceivably, any nautical connection: jingo , offered as probably a Basque word, acquires a nautical connection because Basques were among the earliest organised whalers in Europe, and as harpooners their expressions would have carried some weight with other seafarers.


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