Definition of acquainted adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əˈkweɪntɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈkweɪntɪd//
    [not before noun]
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  1. 1acquainted with something (formal) familiar with something, having read, seen or experienced it The students are already acquainted with the work of Shakespeare. Employees should be fully acquainted with emergency procedures.
  2. 2not close friends with somebody, but having met a few times before We got acquainted at the conference (= met and started to get to know each other). acquainted with somebody I am well acquainted with her family.
  3. Extra examples I am not personally acquainted with her. I would like to get acquainted with her. Playing a game with the children is a good way of getting them acquainted.
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