(n.) A state of being acquainted, or of having intimate, or more than slight or superficial, knowledge; personal knowledge gained by intercourse short of that of friendship or intimacy; as, I know the man; but have no acquaintance with him.
(n.) A person or persons with whom one is acquainted.
(1) It seeks to acquaint them with 'ethical' arguments against their work which, because they are simple and plausible, persuade many people.
(2) Acquaintance with a teenaged girl of roughly qualifying age is not essential, but probably helpful, when it comes to appreciating the degree to which Uncle Rupert's views on women, as still reflected in Page 3 , have not progressed since his executives started perving over snaps of their favourite teens.
(3) The evaluation indicates that the flexibility of this form of recorded material can make several unique contributions to the teaching program, in acquainting students with clinical problems, in simulating expensive equipment, and encouraging students to use the literature.
(4) One described the mutilated bodies of three acquaintances – two women and a 14-year-old boy – found in their homes.
(5) None of us is locked into a harness on a bench, being made unwillingly acquainted with tobacco products.
(6) The pathomechanism of this complication origin and significance of its acquaintance was discussed.
(7) But Olney wanted to be an artist and he set off for Paris, where he found himself a garret in which he could make portraits and a new life among friends, lovers and acquaintances that included the black American writer and civil rights pioneer James Baldwin, WH Auden and, distantly, Edith Piaf, whom he saw sing Je ne Regrette Rien for the first time at the Olympia theatre.
(8) Some 30-40% of them had no contacts with friends or acquaintances.
(9) Life events were assessed by reports on the numbers of lovers, friends, and acquaintances who were diagnosed with AIDS or had died of AIDS and by scores on a checklist of 24 more general serious stressor events.
(10) The test explored the conditions of the arteriolar tree and acquainted us with the degree of the ischemic damage and the functional value of the interhemispheric arterial collateral circle.
(11) This article reviews literature since 1980 on college men as perpetrators of acquaintance rape and other forms of sexual assault.
(12) Because safe, effective treatment for established viral hepatitis is not available, physicians need to be acquainted with recent advances in prophylaxis.
(13) And the Prophet (peace be upon him) was considered the master of the global Islamic message; it was necessary for him to be acquainted with what was happening around him in the neighbouring states, and knowing their latest affairs and thus inviting them to Islam.
(14) The authors suggest that the difficulties in diagnosing gluten enteropathies in adults are due to the lack of biopsy capsules, low acquaintance of physicians with this disease, and indications to small intestine biopsy.
(15) Topics include (1) the definition and incidence of acquaintance rape and sexual assault; (2) perpetrator characteristics; (3) situations associated with sexual assault; and (4) men's misperception of women's sexual intent.
(16) Acute hepatitis E was associated with recent contact with a family member or acquaintance with jaundice and the presence of indoor plumbing.
(17) This experiment examined an interpersonal-process view of depression by assessing subjects' reactions to a request for help from a hypothetical depressed or nondepressed person with whom they had been acquainted for a relatively short (2 weeks) or long (1 year) period of time.
(18) But she was also, the acquaintance said, "still very conscious of being the daughter of Aung San".
(19) As in the probing of any violent demise, accurate identification, management, and preservation of all physical evidence; complete photographic documentation of the scene and the body; reconstruction of the scene; and interviews with the family and acquaintances (psychological autopsy) are mandatory for proper study, evaluation, and interpretation of the case.
(20) The latter point seems to be one that meets with general agreement among acquaintances and admirers (only one person I spoke to made any statement about “Nick being primarily a poet”).
(1) Lebedev says he is aware that he is under investigation.
(2) It involves creativity, understanding of art form and the ability to improvise in the highly complex environment of a care setting.” David Cameron has boosted dementia awareness but more needs to be done Read more She warns: “To effect a cultural change in dementia care requires a change of thinking … this approach is complex and intricate, and can change cultural attitudes by regarding the arts as central to everyday life of the care home.” Another participant, Mary*, a former teacher who had been bedridden for a year, read plays with the reminiscence arts practitioner.
(3) Family therapists have attempted to convert the acting-out behavioral disorders into an effective state, i.e., make the family aware of their feelings of deprivation by focusing on the aggressive component.
(4) She was not aware that it was an assassination attempt by alleged foreign agents.” If at least one of the women thought the killing was part of an elaborate prank, it might explain the “LOL” message emblazoned in large letters one of the killers t-shirts.
(5) Grisham said she and other aides had not been aware of the trip and “appreciate everyone’s understanding”.
(6) Clinicians should be aware of this new and unusual association of a cerebral glioma and acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
(7) Second, the nurse must be aware of the wide range of feeling and attitudes on specific sexual issues that have proved troublesome to our society.
(8) From a clinical standpoint, it is clear that psychiatrists caring for anxious patients must be aware of the possibility of secondary alcohol abuse.
(9) Yves was the vulnerable, suffering artist and Pierre the fiercely controlling protector: a man who, in Lespert's film, is painfully aware of his public image – "the pimp who's found his all-star hooker".
(10) As opposed to the other tests for LPD, awareness of the usefulness of the biopsy has increased as we have learned more about CL physiology.
(11) This project resulted in a decrease in the number of patient falls and increased staff awareness of the risk factors associated with falls among adult neuroscience patients.
(12) It is important to be aware of the histological characteristics of this essentially benign condition so that unnecessary radical therapies can be avoided.
(13) As a university student in the early 1980s and a political journalist for most of the 1990s and beyond, I was aware of the issues surrounding Britain's continental occupation.
(14) Indian women are aware of our tenuous grip on our rights.
(15) The teacher said his school believed it was aware of all the pupils who had been present, and that Nuttall was not among them.
(16) At a private meeting last Tuesday, Hunt assured Cameron and the cabinet secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood, that he had not been aware that his special adviser, Adam Smith, was systematically leaking information and advice to News Corp about its bid for BSkyB.
(17) Five hundred sixty grandmultiparous women were interviewed as to their contraceptive awareness, desirability and use in the three major hospitals in Benin City, Nigeria, between October 1, 1980 and September, 1981.
(18) Now, a small Scottish charity, Edinburgh Direct Aid – moved by their plight and aware that the language of Lebanese education is French and English and that Syria is Arabic – is delivering textbooks in Arabic to the school and have offered to fund timeshare projects across the country.
(19) Physicians caring for children should be aware of the possible effects of day care on their patients and should be able to make recommendations to parents.
(20) This causes a time lag, with money continuing to be taken until the SLC is made aware that the debt has been settled.