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familiarity

noun

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1 the state of being in a very personal or private relationship
  • the elderly couple enjoys a familiarity that is the result of many years of happy marriage

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2 a socially improper or unsuitable act or remark
  • placing his hand on my shoulder was just one familiarity by the car salesman that I did not appreciate

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3 knowledge gained by personal experience
  • the restaurant critic's considerable familiarity with restaurant kitchens should stand her in good stead

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The first known use of familiarity was in the 13th century

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“Familiarity.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/familiarity. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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Britannica English: Translation of familiarity for Arabic Speakers

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