In the early 2000s, an acquaintance told Sun about the possibility of doing business in Ethiopia.
And then she realizes, through an acquaintance, that there is still something better out there.
acquaintance made another "appointment" for the next month as well, and I again agreed to give the person a ride.
Cain acknowledged knowing White, telling CNN she was an “acquaintance” he had tried to help.
He insulted a female poet of his acquaintance by remarking “that she and her family were Jews.”
Does he come under the recommendatory 'firman' of any dear friend or acquaintance?
Then, knowing Hokar was safe, he went into the bar to make the acquaintance of his other victim.
But my acquaintance with him is wholly of a public character.
He had had some acquaintance with me, but the rest of the party were strangers.
My questions are these—Have you put an end to that acquaintance?
c.1300, "state of being acquainted;" late 14c., "person with whom one is acquainted;" also "personal knowledge;" from Old French acointance "acquaintance, friendship, familiarity," noun of action from acointer (see acquaint). Acquaintant (17c.), would have been better in the "person known" sense but is now obsolete.