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ac·qui·si·tion

(ak'wi-zi'shŭn),
In psychology, the empiric demonstration of an increase in the strength of the conditioned response in successive trials of pairing the conditioned and unconditioned stimuli.

acquisition

/ac·qui·si·tion/ (ak″wĭ-zĭ´shun) in psychology, the period in learning during which progressive increments in response strength can be measured. Also, the process involved in such learning.

acquisition

An MRI term for the process of measuring and storing image data.

Acquisition

Imaging The obtention of an image of a dynamic process or flow through a vascular lumen.
Psychology In conditioning, forming associations in first learning a task.
Purchasing The process of getting what the government needs, to where it is needed, when it is needed, as economically as possible, and in compliance with legal and administrative requirements.

acquisition

Imaging The obtaining of an image of a dynamic process or flow through a vascular lumen. See Real-time imaging.

ac·qui·si·tion

(ak-wi-zish'ŭn)
psychology the empiric demonstration of an increase in the strength of the conditioned response in successive trials of pairing the conditioned and unconditioned stimuli.
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This ruling may have considerable utility in a corporate acquisition setting when the acquiring company and the target company would like to give compensatory option holders of the target company the choice between being cashed out of their options or exchanging them for comparable options in the acquiring company.
Hynes was the director, strategic planning, and had active roles in several corporate acquisitions.
Transfer of own shares may either be made on the Stockholm Stock Exchange or in other manner, and may deviate from the preferential rights of the shareholders, for the purpose of financing possible future corporate acquisitions.
On March 15, 2006, the last day of the class period, the company announced that it would have to restate its financial figures going back to 2000--to its founding--in order to adjust for the improper accounting of its corporate acquisitions.
From 1997 to 1999 he was Vice President Corporate Acquisitions for Bema Gold Corporation.

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