In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(object)adquisición feminineour most recent acquisition — nuestra última adquisición
- It is really a valuable acquisition, because it completes our Eastern African deployment.
- More than merely improving the Museum's collection, the Gilman acquisition transforms it.
- Among his lauded acquisitions at the museum, Shah Jahan's jade cup holds pride of place.
- The government gives the National Library an acquisitions budget of €1m a year.
- Although the aircraft will need a complete restoration, it is a very prized acquisition for the museum.
- It was thus a valuable acquisition for European powers and the United States.
- It was concerned about the scheme's viability and the cost of property acquisitions it was asked to intervene in.
- He batted confidently and with style and shows himself to be a valuable acquisition for Border cricket.
- The result is that numerous museums all over the country are making exciting new acquisitions.
- I found a robin's egg while planting new acquisitions in the northeast bed.
- The University of Melbourne alone spends more on acquisitions than the National Library of Australia.
- For each sample, three different acquisitions were collected, with highly reproducible results.
- A show trial is going on in Rome on illegal art acquisitions by the museum.
- Among the museum's acquisitions, he discovered a piece of furniture that he had made 40 years before.
- The bibliography also contains information on general library acquisitions.
- It was also used by the RAF for airfield defence, making it a fitting acquisition for the Yorkshire Air Museum.
- The overriding problem with acquisitions is in integrating the new assets.
- People reacted so well to the idea that the little museum was soon packed with new acquisitions.
- So does it make more sense for parents to consider a property acquisition?
- Jonny has just returned from a trip to Florida, successfully tying up the loose ends on the purchase of his latest acquisition.
2(act)adquisición femininelanguage acquisition — la adquisición / el aprendizaje de la lengua
- Visible choices on divestments or acquisitions should be seen to fit with this rationale.
- In certain circumstances, it can also be used to facilitate a management buyout or acquisition.
- It takes a bit of time to generate the synergies that deliver the shareholder value added from acquisitions.
- Investors would welcome any news about acquisitions to bolster the company's medical and aerospace divisions.
- It has promoted him to the position of vice president of pricing and mergers and acquisitions.
- It has already made three acquisitions, all of profitable businesses, and is believed to be eyeing up another two.
- Now the tactic of depending on acquisitions to fuel growth has become difficult.
- Another chapter is being added to the story of overseas acquisitions by Indian pharma companies.
- It was also hiring staff and is considering a number of small acquisitions.
- He met the target with a programme of acquisitions and in the process saw the company's share price cut by two thirds.
- Corporate acquisitions have been a major driver of the company's rapid growth.
- Investors don't generally like talk of acquisitions so soon after a big deal.
- Flynn is believed to be looking for a new investor with enough cash to support a series of international acquisitions.
- And only the historians would be able to determine whether it was an acquisition, a merger or a reverse takeover.
- There is a strong possibility of an acquisition when the takeover bar expires in October 2003.
- Managers are also pursuing efficiency improvements through mergers and acquisitions.
- Is there anything a CEO can do to prevent a calamity in making an acquisition?
- He said the company had not ruled out raising more external investment to fund acquisitions.
- The earnings growth was made up of a mix of contribution from acquisitions and organic growth.
- Even fans of its stock don't think the acquisition will improve the insurer's profitability any time soon.
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