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English definition of “acquaint someone with something”

acquaint someone with something

 /əˈkweɪnt ˌwɪð, -ˌwɪθ/ fml
verb phrasal verb with acquaint
to give someone information about something: The museum offers workshops to acquaint children with the world of radio.
(Definition of acquaint someone with something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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