The difference between Acquirement and Acquisition

When used as nouns, acquirement means something that has been acquired, whereas acquisition means the act or process of acquiring.

check bellow for the other definitions of Acquirement and Acquisition

  1. Acquirement as a noun (now, rare, chiefly, in plural):

    Something that has been acquired; an attainment or accomplishment.

  2. Acquirement as a noun:

    The act or fact of acquiring something; acquisition.

  1. Acquisition as a noun:

    The act or process of acquiring.


    "The acquisition of sports equipment can be fun in itself."

  2. Acquisition as a noun:

    The thing acquired or gained; a gain.


    "That graphite tennis racquet is quite an acquisition."

  3. Acquisition as a noun (computing):

    The process of sampling signals that measure real world physical conditions and converting these signals into digital numeric values that can be manipulated by a computer.