collection (acquisition)

collection (acquisition)
The obtaining of information in any manner, including direct observation, liaison with official agencies, or solicitation from official, unofficial, or public sources.

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  • acquisition — noun 1) a new acquisition Syn: purchase, addition, investment, possession; informal buy 2) the acquisition of funds Syn: obtaining, collection, gaining, earning, winning, securing …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • collection — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of collecting] Syn. gathering, finding, making a collection, completing a collection, collecting, compilation, recovering, bringing together, searching for, assembling, amassing, compiling, acquisition, obtaining,… …   English dictionary for students

  • acquisition — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of obtaining Nouns 1. (something acquired) acquisition, acquirement, accession, obtainment, procurement; collection, accumulation, amassing, gathering, reaping, gleaning, picking (up); trover. See… …   English dictionary for students

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