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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 alarm system at the department store.
Translations of “acquainted”
in Chinese (Traditional) 相識的, 認識的, 熟悉的…
in Russian знакомый…
in Turkish tanınan, bilinen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相识的, 认识的, 熟悉的…
in Polish zaznajomiony, ≈ znać się…
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