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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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A foreign corporation acquires (directly or indirectly) substantially all of the properties of a domestic corporation (or the trade or business of a domestic partnership);
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We estimate that once Iraq acquires fissile material--whether by securing the materials to build an indigenous fissile material capability or by acquiring fissile material from a foreign source--it could develop a nuclear weapon well within one year.
branch and agency of a foreign bank that acquires or controls, or that is affiliated with a company that acquires or controls, merchant banking investments and:
Once a firm acquires a problematic plan, it stands to suffer all of these consequences, many of which are magnified if the plan is merged into another plan.
When an organization acquires another as an ongoing enterprise or two organizations merge to form a new entity, the responsibilities and liabilities of the old or acquired organization do not simply go away.
Cisco has used its stock as the acquisition currency in 95 percent of its merger deals, Hanafi estimates, and doesn't shy away from paying steep premiums for companies it acquires. The market has driven valuations of Internet companies - including Cisco - to stratospheric levels, and Cisco has to compete with those valuations when it moves to acquire firms.
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Acquiring six foundries since 1980, Citation has four general rules for the foundries it acquires.