1. an ability that has been acquired by training
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How To Use acquirement In A Sentence

  • REVIEW, and to its only corrival (THE QUARTERLY), with any peculiar force, this results from the superiority of talent, acquirement, and information which both have so undeniably displayed; and which doubtless deepens the regret though not the blame. Biographia Literaria
  • Other changes for Fremantle Ports in the outer harbour include the recent acquirement of 43 hectares of land.
  • Language acquirement consists of language courses to support asylum seekers to actively engage with their host country.
  • But as her definite acquirements were few, she had to eke them out by employing her leisure time in needlework; and altogether her position was that of "bonne" or nursery governess, liable to repeated and never-ending calls upon her time. Life of Charlotte Brontë — Volume 1
  • The special aim and purpose of that school is to facilitate the acquirement of the qualifications set forth below.
  • Learn from me, if not by my precepts, at least by my example, how dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge, and how much happier that man is who believes his native town to be the world, than he who aspires to become greater than his nature will allow. Chapter 4
  • Such an officer must be a man ‘in whom his soldiers can recognize [that] by nurture, by associations, by acquirements, by character, has an inherent claim to their respect.’
  • His zeal and high acquirements as a mathematician, and his personal qualities, render him, in my opinion, remarkably well fitted for mathematical teaching in universities…
  • Raphael is a gentleman of great talents and scientific acquirements and is well known, not only in the British Empire, but also in the United States of America.
  • Another characteristic of mindfulness he mentions is ‘acquiring ‘or ‘taking up ‘, that is, acquirement of what is useful and beneficial.’
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