In the early 2000s, an acquaintance told Sun about the possibility of doing business in Ethiopia.
And then she realizes, through an acquaintance, that there is still something better out there.
acquaintance made another "appointment" for the next month as well, and I again agreed to give the person a ride.
Cain acknowledged knowing White, telling CNN she was an “acquaintance” he had tried to help.
He insulted a female poet of his acquaintance by remarking “that she and her family were Jews.”
Does he come under the recommendatory 'firman' of any dear friend or acquaintance?
Keep me posted, please, as to your success in making their acquaintance.
But my acquaintance with him is wholly of a public character.
By the way, Miss Gracie, I think he is an acquaintance of yours.
My questions are these—Have you put an end to that acquaintance?
c.1300, "state of being acquainted;" late 14c., "person with whom one is acquainted;" also "personal knowledge;" from Old French acointance "acquaintance, friendship, familiarity," noun of action from acointer (see acquaint). Acquaintant (17c.), would have been better in the "person known" sense but is now obsolete.