acquaintance

Part of speech: noun

Knowledge.

Part of speech: noun

A person or persons known.

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Usage examples "acquaintance":

  1. " I am sorry I had to make your mother's acquaintance under circumstances which, I fear, she will not even try to understand," he had said to Irene. - "The Cow Puncher", Robert J. C. Stead.
  2. Stop a moment and recall twenty men and women of your acquaintance. - "The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms", John A. Cone.
  3. Instead of being the end of his acquaintance with that young gentleman, it was only the beginning of it. - "Frank Among The Rancheros", Harry Castlemon.