ALL meanings of acquaintance

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  • countable noun acquaintance An acquaintance is someone who you have met and know slightly, but not well. 3
  • variable noun acquaintance If you have an acquaintance with someone, you have met them and you know them. 3
  • uncountable noun acquaintance Your acquaintance with a subject is your knowledge or experience of it. 3
  • noun acquaintance a person with whom one has been in contact but who is not a close friend 3
  • noun acquaintance knowledge of a person or thing, esp when slight 3
  • noun acquaintance those persons collectively whom one knows 3
  • noun acquaintance the relation between a knower and the object of his knowledge, as contrasted with knowledge by description (esp in the phrase knowledge by acquaintance) 3
  • noun acquaintance knowledge (of something) gotten from personal experience or study of it 3
  • noun acquaintance the state or relation of being acquainted (with someone) 3
  • noun acquaintance a person or persons whom one knows, but not intimately 3
  • noun acquaintance person known 1
  • noun acquaintance knowledge of a subject 1
  • noun acquaintance a person known to one, but usually not a close friend. 1
  • noun acquaintance the state of being acquainted or casually familiar with someone or something: As far as I know, no one of my acquaintance has traveled around the world. 1
  • noun acquaintance personal knowledge as a result of study, experience, etc.: a good acquaintance with French wines. 1
  • noun acquaintance (used with a plural verb) the persons with whom one is acquainted. 1
  • noun acquaintance A person's knowledge or experience of something. 1
  • noun acquaintance (Uncountable Noun) A state of being acquainted, or of having intimate, or more than slight or superficial, knowledge; personal knowledge gained by intercourse short of that of friendship or intimacy. 0
  • noun acquaintance (Countable Noun) A person or persons with whom one is acquainted. 0
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