What is another word for acquaintance?

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Noun
A person one knows slightly, but who is not a close friend
“To give an example from the purely personal level, an elderly female acquaintance of mine does not drink coffee.”
Noun
Knowledge or experience of something
“Should the rest of us trust what we see on television when our acquaintance with a case is confined to that little bit of testimony that is billed as a confession?”
Noun
Slight knowledge of or friendship with someone
“Now, because of her acquaintance with Moher, Zalie was looked at as if she were one of the most important people ever born.”
Noun
People, usually of influence, with whom one has social or professional contact or to whom one is related
Noun
A person's intellectual understanding of a particular subject
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Friend made through letterwriting
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The act, process or result of familiarizing
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Friendship group
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The revelation of something secret, especially something embarrassing or damaging
Noun
The state of being friends
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A person's first experience of a subject or thing
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