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acquisitive


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acquisitive  \Ac*quis"i*tive\,  a. 
  1.  Acquired.  [Obs.] 
 
  He  died  not  in  his  acquisitive,  but  in  his  native 
  soil.  --Wotton. 
 
  2.  Able  or  disposed  to  make  acquisitions;  acquiring;  as  an 
  acquisitive  person  or  disposition. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acquisitive 
  adj  1:  eager  to  acquire  and  possess  things  especially  material 
  possessions  or  ideas;  "an  acquisitive  mind";  "an 
  aquisitive  society  in  which  the  craving  for  material 
  things  seems  never  satisfied"  [ant:  {unacquisitive}] 
  2:  tending  to  acquire  and  retain  ideas  or  information;  "an 
  acquisitive  mind"  [syn:  {recollective}] 




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