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acquaintanceˈkweɪntn̩s/noun
pluralacquaintances
acquaintance
ˈkweɪntn̩s/
noun
pluralacquaintances
Learner's definition of ACQUAINTANCE  
[count] : someone who is known but who is not a close friend
[noncount]formal : the state of knowing someone in a personal or social way: the state of knowing someone as an acquaintance
: knowledge about something— + with
[singular]
[noncount]

— acquaintanceship

nounpluralacquaintanceships
[count]
[noncount]
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