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Noun: acquaintance  u'kweyn-t(u)n(t)s
  1. Personal knowledge or information about someone or something
    - familiarity, conversance, conversancy
  2. A relationship less intimate than friendship
    - acquaintanceship
  3. A person with whom you are acquainted
    "I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances";
    - friend

Derived forms: acquaintances

Type of: individual, information, mortal, person, relationship, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Acquaintance