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Pronunciation:  u'kwizitiv

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas; "an acquisitive mind"; "an aquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied"
  2. [adj]  tending to acquire and retain ideas or information; "an acquisitive mind"

ACQUISITIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: accumulative, avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, plundering, possessive, predaceous, predacious, predatory, prehensile, rapacious, ravening, recollective, retentive, sordid, voracious
 Antonyms: unacquisitive



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ac*quis"i*tive\, a.
1. Acquired. [Obs.]

         He died not in his acquisitive, but in his native
         soil.                                 --Wotton.

2. Able or disposed to make acquisitions; acquiring; as, an
   acquisitive person or disposition.

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