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Definition of acquisitive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

acquisitive

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//əˈkwɪzət̮ɪv//
 
(formal) (disapproving)
 
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wanting very much to buy or get new possessions the postwar acquisitive society It is an acquisitive company looking for ways to expand.
acquisitiveness noun [uncountable]
 
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We rejected the acquisitiveness of our parents' generation.
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