Definition of reacquaint in English:

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reacquaint

Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈkwānt/

verb

[with object]
Make (someone) acquainted or familiar with someone or something again: he wants to reacquaint himself with the public
More example sentences
  • For reacquainting me with that pleasure, I want to thank everyone who pushed for deregulation, privatization and free trade in electricity.
  • Indeed, this project to build a new youth centre has helped reacquaint me with some tremendous characters from my past.
  • Unfortunately, this would reacquaint us with the 19th century.

Derivatives

reacquaintance

Pronunciation: /-ˈkwāntns/
noun
Example sentences
  • It will be a reacquaintance of sorts between Calderwood and the new Celtic management team.
  • He still feels fine but there will be a price to pay for his reacquaintance with bad habits.
  • I think what's happening is a widespread reacquaintance with reality - the reciprocal of disillusionment.

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Syllabification: re·ac·quaint

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