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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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Since the Legislation in 1994 made acquirement of agricultural areas for firms impossible not only for firms owned by foreigners but for Hungarian owned firms as well, the firms obtaining agricultural property till that time faced in certain cases also difficulties.
The second question reflects on how upper secondary school teachers perceive their roles as teachers, their thoughts on acquirement of knowledge and how learning takes place.
Transcontinental Media has announced its acquirement of Seaway News of Cornwall, Ontario today.
Firstly, those who fail to receive approval for over-ownership of shares from FSC beforehand can exceptionally get the ex post facto approval when their conditions conform to one of these five cases; repayment of actual goods after liquidation of private equity funds (PEF); debt swap under the Act on Restoration of Debtor and Liquidation; debt swap under the financial institution agreements to encourage corporate restructuring; acquirement by securities firms issuing equity-linked securities (ELS) with the intension of risk aversion; and/or acquirement by private sector social overhead capitals (SOC) or property-investing firms.
Continuing support through community college years allows a student to mature into young adulthood with a transfer support process that may carry him/her to the acquirement of a college degree.
Omi noted man y scientific and technology benefits anticipated from the ITER project, saying, "With regard to the accumulated results profitable for science and technology of our country, if we participate to ITER Project, in addition to share the research results, technical acquirement is anticipated through joint provision of the materials and seconding researchers.
The moral of the story, as stated in Mary Shelley's novel, is to show ``how dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge'' - an appropriate theme for a movement dedicated to stamping out new technology.
Their education [that of Indian children] must consist not merely of the training of the mind, but of a weaning from the habits and feelings of their ancestors and the acquirement of the language, arts and customs of civilized life.
Canyons Burger Company has been making operational waves since its acquirement by Growth Concepts Inc.
The Australian Government CTO John Sheridan has disclosed in a blog post that the new standard, upon implementation, can be used to decide on technical specifications for the acquirement of accessible ICT products and services.
Subcarrier said that its acquirement of AC Site Management complements the recent Houston regional office opening and hires of telecommunications industry veterans Dudley Norman and Greg Weger.
Mahnaz Qomi, the CEO of Exir Nano Sina Company, 20mg/10ml injective doxorubicin hydrochloride nano-liposomal anticancer drug, commercially known as Sinadoxosome, was produced in Sobhan Oncology Company and presented to the market for the first time in the Middle-East in 2012 after the acquirement of production permit from the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.