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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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Therefore, we found that the collaboration process between the higher education institutions and the municipal health system of Sobral is under development as far as the Internalization Dimension is concerned, with the progressive but incomplete establishment of mutual acquaintanceship, trust and information exchange among workers and teachers.
In the information age, the highly ambitious are masters of acquaintanceship making a zillion useful contacts, understanding the strength of weak ties and bailing on a networking prospect with a killer-eyed coldness when a better offer comes along.
"Psychology acknowledges three categories of knowledge: declarative knowledge, procedural knowledge, and acquaintanceship knowledge.
The marriage trade For Mona Fath el-Bab, 33, salon marriages are just a way to meet people when one cannot find a person he or she likes in their circle of acquaintanceship. "It's like a job interview.
Still, they considered their relationship as little more than a professional acquaintanceship.
Vergel and Tony Pastor struck an instant acquaintanceship and parted not without exchanging addresses, with a promise from Tony to send Vergel a disc of his piano playing.
In a Q&A with Politis, Kyprianou said he has been to Istanbul seven or eight times for various events, and also has a personal acquaintanceship with Cavusoglu through other international fora.
By placing this acquaintanceship in different perspectives such as politics, economic, security, media, Islamophobia and the Kurdish problem, this issue aspires to provide a coherent analysis.
Prior acquaintanceship brings with it an established sense of trust, affection, and/or emotional safety, which decreases the likelihood that a more familiar sexual partner will be perceived as a health threat for STI/HIV transmission (Comer & Nemeroff, 2000).
someone whose acquaintanceship dates back to the early days of America's involvement in Afghanistan.
Usually there will be a casual acquaintanceship. This is because in American culture everyone is expected to be friendly, especially to those they see every day.
Moore meanders in and out of accounts of the lives of his contemporaries --his childhood acquaintanceship in Mayo with Oscar Wilde; his comradeship with Edward Martyn; his reminiscences of W.B.