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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person one knows, but who is not a close friend. Knowledge gained from experience.

Usage examples (38)
  • She has acquaintance with the game of backgammon.
  • Our acquaintance is very brief: no matter, I love you;
  • As you note, your acquaintance is intelligent and interesting.
  • "Ma foi, Sir," answered she, "because none of my acquaintance is in town." for more
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