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acquired

[ə′kwīrd]
(biology)
Not present at birth, but developed by an individual in response to the environment and not subject to hereditary transmission.
References in classic literature ?
She has acquired merit beyond all others,' said the lama.
SOCRATES: Seeing then that men become good and useful to states, not only because they have knowledge, but because they have right opinion, and that neither knowledge nor right opinion is given to man by nature or acquired by him--(do you imagine either of them to be given by nature?
SOCRATES: And nature being excluded, then came the question whether virtue is acquired by teaching?
To sum up our enquiry--the result seems to be, if we are at all right in our view, that virtue is neither natural nor acquired, but an instinct given by God to the virtuous.
When the instinct was once acquired, if carried out to a much less extent even than in our British F.
244) formulates two "provisional laws of acquired behaviour or learning," as follows:
I think we may say the same of all the habits and aptitudes that we acquire in all of them there has been present throughout some instinctive activity, prompting at first rather inefficient movements, but supplying the driving force while more and more effective methods are being acquired.
2001-24, the IRS ruled that a controlling corporation's transfer of an acquiring corporation's stock to a controlled subsidiary, following the merger of the acquired corporation into the acquiring corporation, satisfied the continuity-of-business-enterprise (COBE) requirement of Sec.
The acquiring corporation must either continue the acquired corporation's historic business or use a significant portion of its historic business assets.
25 per share in exchange for all of the issued and outstanding shares of Longview upon Buffalo having acquired the initial 49% interest in Madison PNG from Madison and will pay Longview CAD$200,000 in blocks of CAD$50,000 on signing of the acquisition agreement, on regulatory approval and every three months thereafter until paid
Put simply, the acquiring corporation's affiliated group should not be allowed to receive a basis step-up in assets acquired in a QSP, absent making an election under Sec.