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American English: /əˈkweɪnt/
British English: /əˈkweɪnt/

transitive verb

  • to acquaint somebody with something
    (inform of) poner a alguien al tanto or al corriente de algo
    informar a alguien de algo
    interiorizar a alguien de algo (Southern Cone)
    (familiarize with) familiarizar a alguien con algo
    to acquaint oneself with something
    familiarizarse con algo
    Example sentences
    • To acquaint me with the ground reality, he asked me to stay at the village and supervise the irrigation of peaches during April-May, which I did.
    • A US official at the UN began acquainting him with the ‘political realities’ before he left New York.
    • Local security sources could have acquainted him with these facts if he had asked before making his assertions last Thursday.
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