German translation of 'acquisitive'
Example Sentences Including 'acquisitive'
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He said yesterday: 'I am looking forward to working with such an acquisitive company.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The deal is the second this month by the acquisitive Icelandic group.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Judges will be encouraged to hand out shorter sentences for acquisitive crimes such as burglary and theft.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The West was an acquisitive society.Somewhere East of Life (1994)
All are so-called acquisitive crimes linked to economic hard times.The Sun (2009)
Officials said that there had been a notable and surprising drop in acquisitive crimes, including burglary, theft and fraud.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Other acquisitive crimes such as credit-card fraud and internet scams were also rising but were often not reported to the police.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
What we are dealing with is serious acquisitive crime - the basis for which is money.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The company had an acquisitive 2011, but the supply of large deals has dried up.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. acquisitive is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of acquisitive from the Collins English to German
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