New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: acquired · acquirer · acquit · enquire · esquire · inquire · quire · require · squire · acquiesce
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acquire

1. verb gain a skill2. verb get possession of3. verb take on a trait4. verb develop habit, taste5. verb MED develop illness 1 verb gain a skill TRANSITIVEfoghlaim verb  c m uto acquire a skill scil a fhoghlaimto acquire a language teanga a fhoghlaim, teanga a shealbhúto acquire knowledge eolas a fháilhe soon acquired a reputation for fighting ba ghearr go raibh teist na troda air, níorbh fhada go raibh cáil an achrainn air 2 verb get possession of TRANSITIVEfaigh verb  c m uthey acquired a large estate fuair siad seilbh ar eastát mórthe employees acquired 50% of the business thóg na fostaithe 50% den chomhlacht ar láimhshe acquired a husband fuair sí fear céile di féinhe acquired Irish citizenship fuair sé saoránacht Éireannach
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3 verb take on a trait TRANSITIVEfaigh verb  c m ubí ag PhrVit has acquired a new image tá íomhá nua aige 4 verb develop habit, taste TRANSITIVEpioc suas  c m ushe's acquiring your bad habits tá sí ag piocadh suas do chuid drochnósannato acquire a taste for coffee blas a fháil ar chaife, dúil a chur i gcaife 5 verb MED develop illness TRANSITIVEtolg verb  c m utóg verb  c m ushe acquired an virus tholg sí víreas, tháinig víreas uirthi