acquaintanceship

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Etymology[edit]

From acquaintance +‎ -ship.

Noun[edit]

acquaintanceship (usually uncountable, plural acquaintanceships)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being acquainted; acquaintance.
    • 1889, Edmund Doidge Anderson Morshead (translator), The Libation-Bearers, in The House of Atreus, page 114
      To host and hostess thus with fortune blest,
      Lief had I come with better news to bear
      Unto your greeting and acquaintanceship;
  2. (countable) An acquaintance.

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