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acquaintance

US [əˈkweɪntəns]
UK [ə'kweɪntəns]
  • n.熟人;泛泛之交;认识的人;(与某人)认识
  • Web相识;了解;相识的人
Plural Form:acquaintances  
acquaintance
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n.
1.
[c]
认识的人;泛泛之交;熟人a person that you know but who is not a close friend
Claire has a wide circle of friends and acquaintances .
克莱尔交游很广。
He's just a business acquaintance.
他只是业务上认识的人。
2.
[u][c]
~ (with sb)
(与某人)认识,略有交情slight friendship
He hoped their acquaintance would develop further.
他希望他们的交情会进一步发展。
3.
[u][c]
~ with sth
(对某事物的)了解knowledge of sth
I had little acquaintance with modern poetry.
我对现代诗所知甚少。

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