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"Acquaintance" is a noun which is often translated as "el conocido", and "knowledge" is a noun which is often translated as "el conocimiento". Learn more about the difference between "acquaintance" and "knowledge" below.
acquaintance(
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kweyn
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tihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (person)
a. el conocido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la conocida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I wouldn't say Patrick is my friend. Rather, he's an acquaintance.No diría que Patrick es mi amigo. Es más bien un conocido.
Joanna is an acquaintance of mine from New York.Joanna es una conocida mía de Nueva York.
2. (relation)
a. la amistad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We met at a conference, and struck up an acquaintance at once.Nos conocimos en un congreso y enseguida entablamos amistad.
b. la relación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I renewed my acquaintance with them when they returned from China.Reanudé mi relación con ellos cuando volvieron de China.
3. (knowledge)
a. el conocimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Peter has a good acquaintance with the language.Peter tiene un buen conocimiento de la lengua.
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knowledge(
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lihj
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (awareness)
a. el conocimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I didn't have any knowledge of the situation.No tenía conocimiento de la situación.
2. (proficiency)
a. los conocimientos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
His knowledge of German is very basic.Sus conocimientos de alemán son muy básicos.
3. (erudition)
a. el saber
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The acquisition of knowledge was the professor's only aim in life.La adquisición del saber era el único objetivo en la vida del profesor.
b. la sabiduría
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We were impressed by the candidate's knowledge and professionalism.Nos quedamos impresionados por la sabiduría y el profesionalismo del candidato.
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