Noun(1) personal knowledge or information about someone or something(2) a relationship less intimate than friendship(3) a person with whom you are acquainted
(1) Now, have you had opportunities, in the course of your acquaintance with Mr. Favreau, to watch him walk?(2) It's appalling to think that a book like this may enter classrooms and inflict itself on young minds with little or no acquaintance with art history.(3) I'm currently on leave, so I should obviously be using all this spare time renewing my acquaintance with children's telly, particularly if it's getting this risque.(4) Our first acquaintance with power is, presumably, our experience of the power of personal agency.(5) With the renewal of his acquaintance with her, Jean's life takes a new turn.(6) I genuinely love the company of women, unlike certain misogynistic Lotharios of my acquaintance .(7) Next it brought an experimental acquaintance with grace and forgiveness.(8) I left feeling a bit cheated, but in the following days renewed my acquaintance with the Shostakovich concerto - encouraged by the memory of an inspired performance.(9) Anyone who has any acquaintance with the Bible will know that prophets regularly used strong language when confronted with hypocrisy or decadence.(10) Long acquaintance with her own profession makes her impatient with fantasists and phonies.(11) Over the five years of our acquaintance with her, Fanny avoids pregnancy when it would be professionally inconvenient.(12) It was a moment of collective acquaintance with history and the past.(13) Black manages to compress a good deal into a limited space, calling on his thorough acquaintance with a vast array of primary sources.(14) She has difficulty believing the rumours of her husband's acquaintance with the infamous Mrs. Erlynne, but yields to the rumours anyways in hope of finding true love.(15) Caresses marks my first acquaintance with the work of the Catalan playwright Sergi Belbel - and I am certainly richer for the introduction.(16) It was lovely to renew acquaintance with Gareth Edwards in particular, possibly the greatest ever scrum half, whose fine Welsh accent endears him.
(1) casual acquaintance :: omaziyo ongathandani
1. contact ::
2. association ::
3. familiarity with ::
5. conversancy ::
6. friend ::
Different Formsacquaintance, acquaintances, acquaintanceship
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