acquirer


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ac·quire

 (ə-kwīr′)
tr.v. ac·quired, ac·quir·ing, ac·quires
1. To gain possession of: acquire 100 shares of stock.
2. To get by one's own efforts: acquire proficiency in math.
3. To gain through experience; come by: acquired a growing dislike of television sitcoms.
4. To locate (a target) with an aiming device or a tracking system, such as radar.

[Middle English acquere, from Old French aquerre, from Latin acquīrere, to add to : ad-, ad- + quaerere, to seek, get.]

ac·quir′a·ble adj.
ac·quir′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acquirer - a person who acquires something (usually permanently)acquirer - a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
recipient, receiver - a person who receives something
appropriator - someone who takes for his or her own use (especially without permission)
securer, procurer - someone who obtains or acquires; "the procurer of opera tickets"
2.acquirer - a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stockacquirer - a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock
banking company, banking concern, depository financial institution, bank - a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities; "he cashed a check at the bank"; "that bank holds the mortgage on my home"
3.acquirer - the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit cardacquirer - the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card
financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization - an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
4.acquirer - a credit card processing bankacquirer - a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee
banking company, banking concern, depository financial institution, bank - a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities; "he cashed a check at the bank"; "that bank holds the mortgage on my home"
Translations

acquirer

[əˈkwaɪərəʳ] N (Comm, Fin) → adquirente mf

acquirer

[əˈkwaɪərər] n (COMMERCE) [company] → acquéreur m

acquirer

n (Fin) → Erwerber(in) m(f)
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