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acquisition

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

1 The purchase of an asset.

2 The process of taking a controlling interest in a business (see merger).

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acquisition

Edited by Andrew J. Butterfield and John Szymanski.

in A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electronic Engineering. 79 words.

1. The locating of a signal within a given frequency range. In a *phase-lock loop, for example, acquisition

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acquisition

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 34 words.

The purchase of a company or an asset. Acquisitions can be either of the target company's outstanding common stock or

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acquisition

Bas Aarts.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 32 words.

Linguistics. The process of learning a language.

The term child language acquisition is used in descriptions of how children develop

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acquisition <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

ˌakwɪˈzɪsɪǝn

sp acquisition1

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‘language acquisition’

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 24 words.

Usually, if not qualified e.g. as ‘second language acquisition’, of the development of language in children. For ‘Language Acquisition

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‘language acquisition’

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 24 words.

Usually, if not qualified e.g. as ‘second language acquisition’, of the development of language in children. For ‘Language Acquisition Device’

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acquisitions approach

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 61 words.

An approach to the construction of a *consumer price index in which consumption is identified with the acquisition of

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creditable acquisition

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 133 words.

Under the New Tax System, any acquisition (purchase of goods or services) for which payment was made or is

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creditable acquisition

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 133 words.

Under the new tax system, any acquisition (purchase of goods or services) for which payment was made or is

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acquisition (Linguistics)

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 27 words.

The process of learning a language.

The term child language acquisition is used in descriptions of how children develop language

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acquisitions approach

Edited by John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 62 words.

An approach to the construction of a *consumer price index in which consumption is identified with the acquisition of consumption goods and services in a given period. For some goods...

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Acquisitions, Acquisition Programs, and Acquisition Capabilities

Thomas Keil, Tomi Laamanen and Aino Mäkisalo.

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 8170 words.

Chapter 6 reviews and synthesizes literature on acquisition experience and the emergence of acquisition capabilities. While most prior literature has focused on capabilities to execute...

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creeping acquisition

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(Mergers and acquisitions).

The gradual build-up of a shareholding in a company where the ultimate ambition is to gain a controlling interest. This could be achieved by buying...

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knowledge acquisition

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A range of techniques that are used to obtain domain knowledge about an application for the purpose of constructing an expert system. Knowledge acquisition covers all forms of knowledge and...

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Syntax Acquisition

Jill de Villiers and Peter de Villiers.

in The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology, Vol. 1

March 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 21186 words.

The fundamental questions to be asked about syntax acquisition concern whether the child’s knowledge is abstract and principled in nature, or piecemeal and highly input- and...

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data acquisition

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 68 words.

The collection of measurements of physical conditions in the real world and the conversion of the resulting analogue values to digital values suitable for processing by a computer. The...

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Language Acquisition

Jean Matter Mandler.

in Foundations of Mind

April 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 15271 words.

This chapter shows how language acquisition accounts for increasingly differentiated object concepts. It also discusses the way language reorganizes preverbal spatial relational concepts....

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Museum Acquisitions

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel and Kathryn Walker Tubb.

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

August 2006; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 5509 words.

This chapter describes the museum acquisitions policies. One of the first explicit statements of an ethical acquisitions policy was by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology...

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Territory, Acquisition

Marcelo G Kohen and Mamadou Hébié.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 9255 words.

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Planar Acquisition Artifacts

Daniel A. Pryma.

in Nuclear Medicine

September 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology; Nuclear Medicine. 2016 words.

Chapter 9 reviews planar acquisition artifacts, such as off peak acquisition, motion artifact, dose infiltration, and collimator penetration.

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