[ noun ] personal knowledge or information about someone or something
Used in print(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
Ordinary politeness may have militated against this opinion being stated so badly but anyone with a wide acquaintance in both groups and who has sat through the many round_tables , workshops or panel_discussions - whatever they are called - on this subject will recognize that the final , boiled_down crux_of_the_matter is education .
[ noun ] a relationship less intimate than friendship
Used in print(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)
Presumably a cocktail_party is expected to fulfill the host 's desire to get_together a number of people who are inadequately acquainted and thereby arrange for bringing the level of acquaintance up to adequacy for future cooperative endeavors .
[ noun ] a person with whom you are acquainted
"I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances" "we are friends of the family"
Used in print(Frances and Richard Lockridge, Murder Has...)
He was also , if Pam_North was right , a closer acquaintance of Lauren_Payne 's than she , now , was inclined to admit .