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acquaint (one) with

To help someone become familiar or comfortable with something. You'll need to acquaint me with the rules of their culture. Can you please acquaint Eric with the new procedure for data entry?
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acquaint someone with something

to introduce someone to an unfamiliar thing; to become familiar with something; to get to know something; to tell someone the facts [about someone or something]. (See also acquainted with someone; acquainted with something.) It took a month for the new attorney to acquaint herself with the facts in the case.
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*acquainted with someone

[of a person] known to someone; [of a person] having been introduced to someone. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) We are only acquainted with each other. We are certainly not what you would call close friends.
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*acquainted with something

familiar with something; able to understand or recognize something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~; get ~.) Tom is fully acquainted with the way we do things.
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acquaint with

v.
To make someone familiar with something or someone: The next chapter of the textbook acquaints the student with several new concepts. I am not acquainted with the mayor of this town.
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The open day comes as part of the educational programs organized by SQC-TANNS for its students in a bid to acquaint them with various Omani customs and traditions.
We also were pleased to match our students with potential alumni employers and to acquaint them with industry leaders," said Dean Urs Gauchat.
Techniques such as targeting foods toward the "gatekeeper" or family cook first (whose selections have more impact on what the family eats than anything else), labeling foods to sound delicious, marketing techniques to introduce unfamiliar foods and acquaint them with popular awareness, and much more are discussed in depth.
These roundtables provide a splendid opportunity for the ADAA to offer members a way to gain hands-on product knowledge of the latest equipment and methods as we reach out to nonmembers and acquaint them with ADAA.