acquaintance

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈkweɪntəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈkweɪntns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə kwāntns)


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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

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acquaintance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person known)conocido nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino, que lleva los artículos el o un en singular, y los o unos en plural. Exemplos: el televisor, un piso.
acquaintance with [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (knowledge of a subject)familiaridad con nf + prep
  conocimientos de, conocimientos en nmpl + prep
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
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acquaintance rape nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (forced sex by [sb] known to victim)violación por un conocido nf + loc prep
intimate acquaintance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (close friend)relación muy cercana grupo nom
 She is my intimate acquaintance.
 Mantengo una relación muy cercana con ella.
make the acquaintance of [sb],
make [sb]'s acquaintance
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(meet [sb] for the first time)conocer a vtr + prep
on further acquaintance advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (after getting to know [sb] better)luego de conocer a alguien un poco más loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
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Collocations: I am pleased to make your acquaintance., is (just) an acquaintance of mine, have a nodding acquaintance with, more...

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