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  • EN [ əˈkweɪntəns]
  • US [ əˈkweɪntəns]

English definition


  • 1. personal knowledge or information about someone or something

  • 2. a relationship less intimate than friendship

  • 3. a person with whom you are acquainted;

    • "I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances"
    • "we are friends of the family"

Example sentences

  • I have no personal acquaintance with him, I only know of him from television.

  • Charles is shy and does not take the initiative in make acquaintance.

  • She picked up an acquaintance with a young man on the train.

  • I struck up an acquaintance with him while on my trip to Sichuan.

  • You made Lady Cho's acquaintance as a child?

  • I have never made his acquaintance.

  • He struck up an acquaintance with a girl on the train.

  • He is an old journalistic acquaintance.

  • I have no acquaintance with this book.

  • Her manner seemed unpleasant at first, but she improved on further acquaintance.

  • He has some acquaintance with German, but doesn't speak it fluently.

  • When did you make the acquaintance of his brother?

  • He recognized Mr. Hunter as an old business acquaintance from his years in banking.

  • This is how I struck up an acquaintance with her.

  • They have little acquaintance with colloquial English.

  • I am delighted to make your acquaintance, Mrs. Baker.

  • I regret to have made your acquaintance so late.

  • It delights me to have made your acquaintance.

  • I have only a bowing [ nodding ] acquaintance with him.

  • The imposter sponged 1000 pounds from his acquaintance.

  • It will be advisable for you to drop an acquaintance such as John; he is not a good companion for you.

  • I have some acquaintance with English, but I do not know it well.

  • Lewis was my closest acquaintance.

  • We are the casual acquaintance of a long railway journey.

  • Many people sought his acquaintance.

  • I found him to be splendid company during the hour of our acquaintance.

  • I am so pleased to make your acquaintance, Mr Tweed.

  • On first acquaintance she is cool and slightly distant.

  • I first made his acquaintance in the early 1960s.

Phrase collocation

  • make the acquaintance of (或 make someone's acquain

    meet someone for the first time and come to know them slightly

Synonym discrimination

  • friend, mate, acquaintance, pal

Meaning of acquaintance

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