They acquired excellent style abroad.
I acquired a beard.
I acquired a strong aversion to television.
I acquired a new car.
They acquired the target and prepared to fire the missiles.
I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese.
to take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
to come to have or undergo a change of physical features and attributes
to gain through experience
to come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
to locate a moving entity by means of a tracking system such as radar
to win something through one's efforts