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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. 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.
(Definition of acquainted from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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