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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishacquaintanceshipac‧quaint‧ance‧ship /əˈkweɪntənsʃɪp/ noun [uncountable]  1 KNOW somethingyour experience or knowledge of a subject2 KNOW somebodya slight friendship with someone Sheridan had struck up an acquaintanceship with Giles (=had met him and became friendly with him).
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acquaintanceshipSheridan had struck up an acquaintanceship with the actor-murderer Giles, a slightly bizarre eventuality which might have odd consequences.Powell married Violet Packenham, sister of Lord Longford, in 1934 after a brief acquaintanceship.Every two blocks or so he would leave the parade to renew an old acquaintanceship or foment a new one.Four retakes of my shivering acquaintanceship with the wintry waves were needed.Presently the Youngs appeared and with smiling acquaintanceship joined Filmer.
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