how to pronounce acquaint


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acquaint is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of acquaint in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… order I have to acquaint the house that …”

meanings of acquaint


  1. To communicate notice to; to inform; to make cognizant.
  2. To furnish or give experimental knowledge of; to make (one) to know; to make familiar.
  3. To familiarize; to accustom.


  1. Acquainted.

acquaint frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word acquaint occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics acquaint can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that acquaint can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to acquaint


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