Meaning of acquisitive

ac•quis•i•tive

Pronunciation: (u-kwiz'i-tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. tending or seeking to acquire and own, often greedily; eager to get wealth, possessions, etc.: our acquisitive impulses; acquisitive societies.
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