acquest


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acquest

(əˈkwɛst)
n
an acquisitiona property that is gained by purchase or by gift rather than by inheritance
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We could not see Pakistan as the dream of Allama Iqbal and the founder of Pakistan was acquest struggle.
145) For discussion of the relative merits of functional tests and community of acquest or excluded asset models, see Kathryn O'Sullivan, "Rethinking Ancillary Relief on Divorce in Ireland: The Challenges and Opportunities" (2016) 36:1 Leg Stud 111.
New York-based Acquest International was the sole financial advisor to Clean Earth on the deal.
That this (j) doth not appeare to be so, because then there might be as much reason to expect the like in other things that are of positive Constitution, as the form of their Government, their Municipall Laws, the variety of the Methods of acquest and translation of property, and (k) besides there hath not been that Universality (l) of Mutuall Convers between many distint Nations, (m) which yet have accorded in the same common Sentiments of morality, have (n) been either by the help of (o) intercourse & commerce, (p) imitation, or (q) some /fol.
Acquest Development, a developer based in Buffalo, N.
Acquest International LP represented the vendor in this transaction.
Other potential developers include Grove Street Partners, an Atlanta-based development company, Acquest Realty Advisors, based in Michigan, and Garfield Traub Development, a Texas-based company.
Melissa Miller was awarded the equivalent of one-third (pounds 5 million) of the matrimonial acquest, taken to be some pounds 15 million, which was deemed 'fair'.
Bloomfield Hills-based Acquest Realty Advisors Inc.
And LJL Biosystems' Acquest UHTS system can screen over 200,000 wells per day.
Hungarian geotextile producer TVK/Tiszachem and Dutch geotextile marketing company Acquest Trading have joined forces in a new marketing joint venture.
83v/ possibly much may be said to maintain a secondary Law of Nature for the acquest of property by the first possession or occupation, because that in as much as before the institution of the Laws of property it is admitted, that all have an equal right to all things, the Man that hath acquir'd the first possesion hath some what (g) superadded to that primitive right in common, that puts him in a better condition, than any other & to his interest in common, there is superadded somewhat by his industry that another hath not namely a prior possession; And the same may be said in reason of such acquisitions that are made by Art or industry whereby the things so acquired are in some kind become his Effects as by planting, Semination Culture, artificial (h) Manufactures and the like;