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Definition of the noun acquaintanceship

What does acquaintanceship mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acquaintanceships

  1. 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


  1. [uncountable] The state of being acquainted; acquaintance.
  2. [countable] An acquaintance.

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Google previewIntelligence and Security Informatics (2004)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

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 ...

Google previewCommerce 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, ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

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 ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Human Geography (2009)

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 ...

Google previewA 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.

Google previewAn English-Konkani Pronouncing Pocket Dictionary (1930)

by J. M. Pinto

Acquaintanceship, .A- vein- Heas-ship, N. Vollkicho. Acquire ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

acquaintanceship; ...

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Video shows what acquaintanceship means. The state of being acquainted; acquaintance.. An acquaintance.. Acquaintanceship Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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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