How to use Acquisitions in a sentence
During the rule of the nobles and the mixed rule of nobles and popolani the commune of Siena was enlarged by fortunate acquisitions of neighbouring lands and by the submission of feudal lords, such as the Scialenghi, Aldobrandeschi, Pannocchieschi, Visconti di Campiglia, &c.
As circumstances allowed, she appears to have taught him reading, writing and arithmetic - acquisitions made with so little of remembered pain that " were not the error corrected by analogy," he says, " I should be tempted to conceive them as innate."
The starting-point is reconsidered, modified, transformed, in the light of subsequent acquisitions.
A copy of the Diadumenos of Polyclitus from Delos, and temple sculptures from Epidaurus and the Argive Heraeum, are among the more notable of its recent acquisitions.
His Silesian and Austrian acquisitions were also very beneficial to trade, throwing open as they did the western markets to Hungarian produce.Advertisement
His object was to make all the anatomical and physiological acquisitions of his age, even microscopical anatomy, which he diligently studied, available for use in the practice of medicine.
Under his administration the library was enriched with numerous gifts, legacies and acquisitions, notably by the purchase of a part of the Ashburnham MSS.
That is to say, in tracing back the later acquisitions of civilization to impulses which are as old as the dawn of primitive culture, he did not, as the modern evolutionist does, lay stress on the superiority of the later to the earlier stages of human development, but rather became enamoured of the simplicity and spontaneity of those early impulses which, since they are the oldest, easily come to look like the most real and precious.
Louis restored all his acquisitions since 1678, except Strassburg, and recognized William as king of England.
The German acquisitions were resented by Zanzibar, but were acquiesced in by the British government (the second Gladstone administration).Advertisement
Both of the South German journals were previously exponents of a very much more democratic trend of opinion than that which came to characterize them under the new proprietorship. Ancillary to these acquisitions large interests were secured by Stinnes in paper-works in order to make his newspapers independent of the paper market.
In return for their acquisitions in Germany, Austria and Prussia were to consent to the erection of an autonomous Polish state extending from Danzig to the sources of the Vistula, under the protection of Russia.
In 1719 these new acquisitions were raised by the emperor into a principality under the name of Liechtenstein, which formed part successively of the Holy Roman Empire (till 1806) and of the German Confederation (1815-1866), having been sovereign1806-1815as well as since 1866.
At last he was defeated and slain (1731); but his successor, Osai Apoko, made further acquisitions towards the coast.
These acquisitions, which surpassed the advantages Gustavus Adolphus had hoped to win, gave Sweden the command both of the Baltic and of the North Sea.Advertisement
In Africa Britain and France proceeded to annex territory adjacent to the German acquisitions, and a period followed during which the boundaries of German, French and British possessions were determined by ncgotiation.
Continuing his acquisitions of territory, he inherited the possessions of the counts of Gorz in 1500, added some districts to Tirol by intervening in a succession war in Bavaria, and acquired Gradisca in 1512 as the result of a struggle with Venice.
These both ended in large acquisitions of territory, while Nagpur, Oudh and several minor states also came under British rule.
These new acquisitions, known as the ceded and conquered provinces, continued to be administered by the governor-general as part of Bengal.
While holding this office he devoted his energies chiefly to the acquisitions of Texas, in order to preserve the equilibrium between the South and the constantly growing North.Advertisement
His sway over this portion of his acquisitions, however, was of brief duration; for, being defeated by the Peshwa in 1760, he was compelled to purchase peace by its cession to the Mahrattas.
In Africa; the advance of the red line which marks the bounds of British dominion was even more rapid; while in India the Punjab, Sind, Oudh and Burma were some of the acquisitions added to the British empire while the queen was on the throne.
Then after the battle of Leipzig he deserted the waning fortunes of the French emperor, and by a treaty made with Metternich at Fulda in November 1813 he secured the confirmation of his royal title and of his recent acquisitions of territory,.
The kingdom at peace and the Huguenot Richeicu party ruined, he was now able to engage upon his and policy of prudent acquisitions and apparently dis- 6ustavus interested alliances, But Gustavus Adolphus, king Adoiphus.
The peace Of IJtrecht was to France what the peace of Westphalia had been to Austria, and curtailed the former acquisitions of Louis XIV.Advertisement
The Commission has been asked to report to the Secretary of State on the proposed acquisitions by 10 March 2003.
Due to recent acquisitions, the organization has seen steady growth over the last few years.
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The Orchestral Library has about 4,000 sets of orchestral parts, constantly augmented with new acquisitions.
Key library services such as acquisitions and cataloging are also centralized here.Advertisement
In France further acquisitions have considerably enhanced our market position and prospects for the future.
Apart from amortizing goodwill arising from acquisitions, none of these changes has had a material impact on the Group's accounts.
It is maintained for the benefit of the library community, in particular, acquisitions, collection development and serials librarians.
But the driving motive for such acquisitions has been the availability of attractive assets abroad and the ability to fi nance them.
Through mergers and acquisitions, these publishers are becoming an oligopoly.Advertisement
Not so, if you examine the rationale for JM's recent acquisitions.
Pippin twice crossed the Alps, and forced Aistolf to relinquish his acquisitions, including Ravenna, Pentapolis, the coast towns of Romagna and some cities in the duchy of Spoleto.
In 1818 the forfeited possessions of the Peshwa added to their extent; and these acquisitions, with others which have more recently fallen to the paramount power by cession, conquest or failure of heirs, form a continuous territory stretching from the Nerbudda to Cape Comorin.
Its shares have more than quadrupled this year on the back of recent acquisitions.
Not so, if you examine the rationale for JM 's recent acquisitions.Advertisement
Acquisitions where technology, products and/or people are acquired tend to do well.
Cisco has done over 200 acquisitions, but again rarely paid more than 2% of market cap.
Given her high-profile pop, Donald Trump, and her role as vice president of real estate development acquisitions in his organization, it's a safe bet that Ivanka Trump doesn't need the daytime gig.
Most jewelers are happy to set a couple's loose stones, whether they are recent acquisitions or recycled stones from a family heirloom.
If the publication website or magazine does not list an editor, then email or telephone the magazine and ask for the name and correct spelling of the editor-in-chief or acquisitions editor.Advertisement
Signs that enjoy the finer things in life, material acquisitions, experimentation and practicality will pair best with the Capricorn.
In addition to a broad range of search categories, the website is routinely updated to reflect new acquisitions for their "Original Vintage" series.
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Little remained to him of his light acquisitions; but he had convulsed Italy by this invasion, destroyed her equilibrium, exposed her military weakness and political disunion, and revealed her wealth to greedy and more powerful nations.Advertisement
In addition to the acquisitions made in the north at the expense of Garha-Mandla, the Moguls, after the annexation of Berar, established governors at Paunar in Wardha and Kherla in Betul.
These acquisitions were made between 1328 and 1338; in the latter year Orkhan achieved his first conquest from Mussulman hands by the capture of Karassi, the pretext being the quarrel for the succession on the death of the prince, Ajlan Bey.
These do not take a direct part in the formation of the new tissue, but it is believed merely yield their surplus acquisitions, becoming ordinary blood-cells or disappearing altogether.