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Spanish translation of “familiar”

familiar

adjective /fəˈmiljə/
well-known
conocido, familiar
The house was familiar to him She looks very familiar (to me).
(with with) knowing about Are you familiar with the plays of Shakespeare? too friendly I thought he was being too familiar with my wife. familiarly adverb
familiarmente
familiarity /-liˈӕ-/ noun (plural familiarities) the state of being familiar I was surprised by her familiarity with our way of life. an act of (too) friendly behaviour You must not allow such familiarities. familiarize verb ( familiarise) (with with) to make something well known to (someone)
familiarizarse con
You must familiarize yourself with the rules.
familiarization noun ( familiarisation)
(Definition of familiar from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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