Definition of acquisitively in US English:



  • See acquisitive

    • ‘Although large, and growing acquisitively, the Nordic players are far from safe.’
    • ‘We've already said that we are acquisitively minded, and so we now intend to try England to add to our staff.’
    • ‘With Johnson likely to be back, England will be expected to contest the ball a deal more fiercely and acquisitively than they did for the last hour against Italy.’
    • ‘The company has little firepower to grow acquisitively - a fact which can only hinder its organic progress.’
    • ‘A sadistic smile graced Lindel's face as he perused through the first row, collecting the shifting papers almost acquisitively.’