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Acquisitive

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Adjective

1. acquisitive

eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas

Example Sentences:
'an acquisitive mind'
'an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Acquisitive

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adjective
inclined or eager to acquire things, esp material possessions
we currently live in an acquisitive society

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Acquisitive

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adjective
eager to acquire; good at getting and holding wealth, etc.; grasping

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Acquisitive

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adj.
1. Characterized by a strong desire to gain and possess.
2. Tending to acquire and retain ideas or information: an acquisitive mind.

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