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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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He was previously a member of the Takeovers Panel from 2004 to 2013.
Sadly, no distinction is made in British law between the ownership rights of committed long-term shareholder stewards and the speculative ram-raiders including hedge funds which see takeover bids as a one-way bet to make a fast buck.
Key recommendations include ensuring companies take into account the impact of a takeover on employees and giving them greater opportunity to make their views known.
firm shows how seriously they're taking this, but the question becomes what is an appropriate use of district money, and certainly trying to defend the school district from a takeover -- a hostile takeover -- might be considered an appropriate use," Stern said.
French and Luxemburg government resistance against the hostile takeover bid by Mittal Steel, the world's largest steelmaker, on behalf of its French/Luxembourg rival Arcelor;
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If Wally believes in himself and his management team, his only real choice is to pursue his business plan and fight the takeover.
In order to prevent hostile takeovers, corporations often will incur expenses to redeem shares of their stock.
Adding insult to injury (from a capitalist standpoint), a third provision of the Pennsylvania law guaranteed severance pay for dislocated workers and the continuance of existing labor contracts once a hostile takeover bid had begun.
The IRS has exempted most advertising expenditures but remain silent on many other common The application of INDOPCO to all takeovers by the IRS is clear; however, judicial opinion on the applicability of INDOPCO to unfriendly takeovers remains to be determined.
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