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acquire

[ə′kwīr]
(electronics)
Of acquisition radars, the process of detecting the presence and location of a target in sufficient detail to permit identification.
Of tracking radars, the process of positioning a radar beam so that a target is in that beam to permit the effective employment of weapons. Also known as target acquisition.
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Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to call the West & Central Acquisitive Crime Team in Harborne police station on the 101 number.
1% Serious acquisitive crime792 776 -2% Racially/religiously motivated offences 68 44 -35.
In January alone, Grant Thornton has been approached by five acquisitive companies from India asking if we could find suitable targets in the UK.
In tune with our strategy, we have made considerable progress with acquisitive and organic growth.
Criminologist Dr Marian Fitzgerald from the University of Kent said: "If you look at the detail, what we would expect in a recession, that acquisitive crime goes up, it's only just starting to show.
It is using information and tip-offs from the public to target acquisitive crime during the economic recession, including house burglary, theft from cars, shop theft, robbery and handling stolen goods.
The district has seen a large reduction in acquisitive crime which has fallen by 37% since April.
The firm noted: "BTG anticipates that the funds raised will provide adequate resources for all planned acquisitive and organic growth for the near to medium term.
Police said the arrests were part of an initiative to target acquisitive crime, generally committed to provide cash for drug users and, in effect, support drugs distribution on Merseyside.
a North Carolina-based acquisitive publisher of newsletter and specialized-information products.
Despite the fact that the Supreme Court in Nelson, 296 US 374 (1935), found COI to be satisfied when 38% of the consideration was issuing corporation stock, many tax practitioners were reluctant to issue tax opinions on acquisitive transactions that involved less than 50% COI.
In some cases--Untitled (flowers), 2004, for example--the rooms in question look downright cozy, and seem no more suggestive of an uncontrolled acquisitive urge than, say, the Barnes Foundation near Philadelphia, or the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.