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English definition of “acquainted”

acquainted

adjective uk   /əˈkweɪn.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/ formal
[after verb] knowing or being familiar with a person: "Do you know Daphne?" "No, I'm afraid we're not acquainted." I am not personally acquainted with the gentleman in question.Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries be acquainted with sth to know or be familiar with something, because you have studied it or have experienced it before: Police said the thieves were obviously well acquainted with the alarm system at the department store.Aware
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