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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /-ʃɪp/
    • /əˈkweɪn.təns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /-ʃɪp/

Definition of acquaintances word

  • noun acquaintances Plural form of acquaintance. 1

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Parts of speech for Acquaintances


acquaintances popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

Synonyms for acquaintances

noun acquaintances

  • menage — a domestic establishment; household.
  • kith and kin — friends and family
  • kinsfolk — Alternative spelling of kinfolk.
  • folk — Usually, folks. (used with a plural verb) people in general: Folks say there wasn't much rain last summer.

Antonyms for acquaintances

noun acquaintances

  • detractors — to take away a part, as from quality, value, or reputation (usually followed by from).
  • foes — a person who feels enmity, hatred, or malice toward another; enemy: a bitter foe.

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