acquaintance

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acquaintance ˈkweɪntn̩s/ noun
plural acquaintances
acquaintance
ˈkweɪntn̩s/
noun
plural acquaintances
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

noun, plural acquaintanceships
[count] [noncount]
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