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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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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 notion of advancing foreign and domestic policy by acquainting foreign students with police state surveillance also seems suspect.
The student is exposed to an outstanding historical journal, the professor has accomplished his goal of acquainting his students with a resource that will benefit them for the rest of their lives, and the SBHS receives new members who become aware of the many benefits membership in the society offers.