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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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The High Commissioner made these remarks on a visit to about 45 Ghanaian owned businesses in the London area, as part of his efforts to acquaint himself with their operational challenges and how best the High Commission can help address them.
Every second they acquaint me & acquaint me with the littleness of their deaths, the ticking we are, each, built with.
Abu Dhabi: An awareness campaign to acquaint the public and employees with the types of firefighting equipment and the process of using them to respond to home and vehicle fire incidents has been launched, the Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at Abu Dhabi Police said today.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) on Tuesday arranged road safety awareness programme at PAF Finishing School Islamabad to acquaint the students with traffic laws.
The open day comes as part of the educational programs organized by SQC-TANNS for its students in a bid to acquaint them with various Omani customs and traditions.
Global Banking News-March 7, 2013--Farmers Bank launches programme to better acquaint customers with financial management(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) in collaboration with Pakistan Girls Guide Association organized a road safety awareness workshop at Islamabad Model College for Girls in Rawat with the aim to acquaint female students with traffic laws.
IF WE'RE feeling confused and upset about relationships (and we all feel like this at times), a sure help is follow the advice given to Job: "Acquaint yourself with Him [God] and be at peace".
Summary: In a run up to the forthcoming general elections the media department of Congress party is holding a two-day media workshop starting from Monday to acquaint the party members with media management during elections.
With Pittsburgh ranking third in the nation in the number of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified buildings, Local 95 of the International Union of Operating Engineers knew it needed to acquaint today's building specialists with the skills needed to maintain environmentally sound structures.
Crystal-clear definitions of 25,000 entries, covering 90 subfields of psychology from clinical and cognitive psychology to psychopharmacology and statistics, appendices on entries from categories such as biographies, psychological tests, and psychotherapies, and a "quick guide" to easily acquaint the reader with stylistic and formatting features, and much more.