Example sentences for: acquiring

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

  • Union Pacific, which has spent much of the past decade acquiring smaller rail companies, bought Southern Pacific for $3.

  • No one can hide his or her debt by acquiring a credit card with a slightly different name.

  • Assimilation is just another word for acquiring a bit of the local status.

  • Most scholarly studies of hostile takeovers show they have little or no impact on productivity, profitability, or on the acquiring company's long-term stock price.

  • On giving priority to preventing terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction, see White House transcript, Hadley interview with Dan Balz and Bob Woodward, Jan.

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