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ac·quis·i·tive  audio  (-kwz-tv) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Characterized by a strong desire to gain and possess.
  2. Tending to acquire and retain ideas or information: an acquisitive mind.


OTHER FORMS:
ac·quisi·tive·ly(Adverb), ac·quisi·tive·ness(Noun), ac·quisi·tor  (-tr) KEY (Noun)


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