Acquired in spanish


pronunciation: ɑdkiɹ̩idoʊ part of speech: adjective
In gestures

acquire = adquirir, obtener, conseguir. 

Example: Many libraries have special collections of foreign, unpublished or unusual materials which include items unlikely to be acquired by other libraries.


» acquire + a bad name = recibir mala prensa.

Example: The Web has acquired a bad name largely as a result of naive and over expectant users.

» acquire + a reputation = ganarse una reputación, ganarse la fama de.

Example: she acquired a reputation as a serious adversary who, short of cheating, would do just about anything to win.

» acquire + a taste for = cogerle el gusto a, tomarle el gusto a, aficionarse a, tomarle afición a.

Example: He quickly took a liking to American clothing stores and acquired a taste for fast-food restaurants.

» acquire + knowledge = adquirir conocimiento.

Example: Vervliet's involvement with books began with his appointment in 1949 as keeper at the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp, where he acquired a wide knowledge of the history of printing in the Low Countries.



» acquired disorder = enfermedad adquirida.

Example: A congenital disorder is any medical condition that is present at birth usually hereditary, as contrasted with an acquired disorder.

» acquired taste = ser un gusto adquirido. [Algo que se le va tomando el gusto con el tiempo, gusto que se adquiere con el tiempo, gusto al que Uno se acostumbra con el tiempo]

Example: She points out that Bishop's poetry is an acquired taste but one that easily turns other poets into addicts.

» AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) = SIDA (Síndrome de Inmunodeficiencia Adquirida). [También escrito como Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome]

Example: What recent studies have been done on the occurrence of AIDS in children? = ¿Qué estudios recientes se han hecho sobre la aparición del SIDA en los niños?.

» hospital-acquired infection = infección adquirida en el hospital, infección de hospital.

Example: Several hundred women die every year in the United States from hospital-acquired infections, but it's so hush-hush here that we rarely hear about them.

Acquired synonyms

noninheritable in spanish: no heredable, pronunciation: nɑnɪnherɪtəbəl part of speech: adjective nonheritable in spanish: no heredable, pronunciation: nɑnherətəbəl part of speech: adjective
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