acquaintance

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acquaintance

Philosophy the relation between a knower and the object of his knowledge, as contrasted with knowledge by description (esp in the phrase knowledge by acquaintance)
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This is so because good and well-being lie in the process of making acquaintances, exchanging knowledge and sharing experiences and exploring new opportunities with other peoples, he noted.
They also loved to travel and were members of the Wally Byam Caravan Club, as longtime owners of a Silver Air Stream traveling the United States and Canada extensively making acquaintances and long-term friendships along the way.
The official said that Dahlan was accused of making acquaintances in a bid to weaken the position of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, along with other charges which directly hurt Abbas and his family.