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Meaning of “acquainted” in the English Dictionary

"acquainted" in British English

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acquaintedadjective

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.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 ​alarmsystem at the ​departmentstore.
(Definition of acquainted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"acquainted" in American English

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acquaintedadjective

 us   /əˈkweɪn·tɪd/
knowing or being ​familiar with someone or something: "Do you ​know Megan?" "No, we’re not acquainted." We got acquainted when they gave us a ​ridehome last ​night.
(Definition of acquainted from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “acquainted”
in Chinese (Simplified) 相识的, 认识的, 熟悉的…
in Turkish tanınan, bilinen…
in Russian знакомый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相識的, 認識的, 熟悉的…
in Polish zaznajomiony, ≈ znać się…
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