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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

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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* Educate the team on new acquisition concepts and best practices, such as opportunity management, risk management, and the establishment of relevant metrics.
* $510 million acquisition and development financing of Playa Pelicano, Costa Rica--Situated on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in the province of Guanacaste, Playa Pelicano is a master-planned luxury resort community that will offer two five-star hotels, world-class spas, a golf course and 270 residential lots and over 600 villas.
7874, a foreign corporation is deemed to have indirectly acquired a domestic corporation's properties if it acquires the stock of such domestic corporation, either (1) directly or (2) indirectly, through the acquisition of another domestic corporation or of a domestic or foreign partnership owning the respective shares.
Value of property to be invested upon exercise of the stock acquisition rights
A subculture of acquisition reform has evolved within DoD (Cho, Jerrell & Landay, 2000).
In the acquisition method, the fair value of the acquiree as a whole is determined and forms a basis for subsequent accounting measurements.
As is the case with all acquisitions, the bank will be looking to cut costs, so the seller will want to know the bank's plans with regard to the seller's personnel after the acquisition.
But in another case where the death occurred before the acquisition, the buyer had to capitalize rather than deduct the payments (David R.
Based on the proximity to Tuscarora's existing plants in the region and inherent consolidation potential, the acquisition offers considerable synergies."
This workshop explores issues associated with international negotiation of cooperative acquisition project agreements.
Student A's learning provides an excellent example of the acquisition metaphor.