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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Sense: Noun: knowing a person
Synonyms:
familiarity, association , relationship , companionship, friendship , intimacy, closeness
Sense: Noun: person you know
Synonyms:
somebody you know, friend of a friend, colleague , associate , neighbor , neighbour (UK), passing acquaintance, mutual acquaintance, companion , friend , buddy (slang), pal (slang), chum (slang), mate (UK, slang)
Sense: Noun: knowledge gained
Synonyms:
knowledge , experience , familiarity, understanding , grasp , know-how, mastery , expertise , conversance, awareness , grounding, appreciation

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