United's determination to avoid debt made it devastatingly attractive to acquisitive entrepreneurs, but wondering how to expand its revenue was the problem.
The red flags of criminal money-making differ from those thrown up by terrorist money-making, because the first shows exploitation of the financial system for acquisitive ends.
Greedy and acquisitive , he set his sights on this land in order to carve out a feudal domain for himself.
People in most of the industrialized nations, especially the USA, are regarded as members of the so-called affluent society or the acquisitive society.
Again, if a society is competitive and acquisitive in orientation, the kings and chiefs will necessarily reflect that in their behaviour and lifestyles.
They probably all drive People Carriers and conversation is solely about one-upmanship, acquisitive materialism and diets.
The growth of acquisitive crime predated the spread of heroin use, but eventually these trends became interconnected and fueled each other.
Professionals seemed as greedy and acquisitive as any other group of workers.
Britain was on the eve of the acquisitive era of material greed: fibre-optic lamps and brown leather sofas were already ubiquitous status symbols.
People charged with so-called acquisitive crime - such as burglary and theft from vehicles so they can buy drugs - are tested in two custody suites for heroin and cocaine use.