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acquainted

[ uh-kweyn-tid ]
/ əˈkweɪn tɪd /
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adjective

having personal knowledge as a result of study, experience, etc.; informed (usually followed by with): to be acquainted with law.
brought into social contact; made familiar: people acquainted through mutual friends.

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Origin of acquainted

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at acquaint, -ed2

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acquainted
/ (əˈkweɪntɪd) /

adjective (postpositive)

(sometimes foll by with) on terms of familiarity but not intimacy
(foll by with) having knowledge or experience (of); familiar (with)
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