acquisitive

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Synonyms for acquisitive

Synonyms for acquisitive

having a strong urge to obtain or possess something, especially material wealth, in quantity

Antonyms for acquisitive

eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas

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Lyotard's very phrase, "gaze in wonderment at the diversity of discursive species," suggests the possibility of a distanced and panoramic perspective on a vast array of heterogeneous systems, a position from which, one might add, the observer could just as easily gaze acquisitively as in wonderment.
Many of the North East PLCs continued to grow acquisitively during the year, most noticeably Vertu Motors and Utilitywise which listed on AIM in 2011.
Board director Pierre Hessler told ComputerWire recently that the company is looking at expanding acquisitively in the German market, where it has held talks with firms such as Plaut, and the debis systemhaus division of T-Systems.
It has grown at tremendous speed organically but we see the opportunity to grow it acquisitively,' said Mr Cole.
HI-TECH stayer Sage, which employs around 1,000 staff in the North-East alone, continues ( as the only hi-tech stock left in the FTSE 100 ( to expand both organically and acquisitively.
"We are always looking at opportunities and want to continue growing the group both organically and acquisitively."
Mr Levy said the Midlands would act as a UK base for GPU's acquisition strategy in Europe, and added that although the group was keen to expand acquisitively, there were lots of other growth opportunities to exploit.