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ac•quaint•ance



Pronunciation: (u-kwān'tns), [key]
n.
1. a person known to one, but usually not a close friend.
2. the state of being acquainted.
3. personal knowledge as a result of study, experience, etc.: a good acquaintance with French wines.
4. (used with a pl. v.) the persons with whom one is acquainted. Also,ac•quaint'ance•ship" (for defs. 2, 3).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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