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- (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əˈkweɪntɪd/
- (General Australian) IPA(key): /əˈkwæɪntəd/
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- Hyphenation: ac‧quaint‧ed
- Personally known; familiar.
- 1748, [David Hume], “Essay II. Of the Origin of Ideas.”, in Philosophical Essays Concerning Human Understanding, London: […] A[ndrew] Millar, […], →OCLC, page 26:
- Suppoſe, therefore, a Perſon to have enjoy'd his Sight for thirty Years, and to have become perfectly well acquainted with Colours of all kinds, excepting one particular Shade of Blue, for Inſtance, which it never has been his Fortune to meet with.