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Definition of the noun acquaintanceship
What does acquaintanceship mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acquaintanceships
- a relationship less intimate than friendship
- example: I came to know the man who is now my husband through e-mail; from an acquaintanceship started in that odd way before a month had passed we found ourselves resolving to get married.
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonym of acquaintanceship: acquaintance
- more generic word: relationship = a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
Alternative definition of the noun acquaintanceship
- [uncountable] The state of being acquainted; acquaintance.
- [countable] An acquaintance.
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Second Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics, ISI 2004, Tucson, AZ, USA, June 10-11, 2004, Proceedings by Hsinchun Chen, Reagan Moore, Daniel D. Zeng, John Leavitt
Acquaintanceship is a reasonable, although not perfect, surrogate for correlation in the kind of datasets we are interested in – we would not be surprised that acquaintances would turn out to be fairly well correlated in large datasets – they live ...
by Bryan A. Garner
acquaintanceship is a NeeDLESS variant of acquaintance; it adds nothing to the language except another syllable, which we scarcely need. E.g., "The trial judge's acquaintanceship [read acquaintance] with the witness was ...
Commerce and Finance (1920)
Mutual acquaintanceship is the necessary basis of understanding and friendship between individuals and. nations alike, and unless the acquaintanceship between Japan and America can be broadened and deepened, misunderstandings, ...
by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield
acquaintanceship. Categorized by Fowler as a 'needless variant ' for acquaintance, this word has a respectable pedigree, and dates to at least 1640, but in current use is very much a minority taste. Strictly speaking it refers to ...
A 12-Volume Set
betweenthe customer's andthe supplier's technicians, relationships need to have characteristicsonce neglected by economic analysis: personal acquaintanceship, trust, continuity, sharing values, skills and languages, etc. Such characteristics ...
A Dictionary of Psychology (2015)
by Andrew M. Colman
The finding that two people A and B, chosen at random, tend to be connected by a surprisingly short acquaintanceship chain, A knowing someone who knows someone...who knowsB.
by J. M. Pinto
Acquaintanceship, .A- vein- Heas-ship, N. Vollkicho. Acquire ...
by Philip D. Morehead
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Scrabble value of A1C3Q10U1A1I1N1T1A1N1C3E1S1H4I1P3
The value of this 16-letter word is 34 points. Since it has more than 15 letters, it can be played on Super Scrabble board only.
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