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English adjective: acquisitive

1. acquisitive eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas


SamplesAn acquisitive mind.
An acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied.


Similaraccumulative, avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, plundering, possessive, predaceous, predacious, predatory, prehensile, rapacious, ravening, sordid, voracious


Attributeacquisitiveness


Antonymsunacquisitive









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