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pre- +‎ acquaint


preacquaint (third-person singular simple present preacquaints, present participle preacquainting, simple past and past participle preacquainted)

  1. (transitive) To acquaint previously or beforehand.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for preacquaint in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)