how to pronounce acquire


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the above transcription of acquire is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

acquire is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of acquire in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… so when you acquire a New York hotel …”

meaning of acquire

Acquire means to gain possession of something.

acquire frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word acquire occurs in english on average 20 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics acquire can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that acquire can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to acquire


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