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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act, process or result of familiarizing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of making familiar; the result of becoming familiar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of making or becoming familiar, or the state of being familiar. Also spelled familiarisation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the experience of becoming familiar with something


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  • Today, captains often only have the opportunity for a so-called familiarization flight.

    U.K. Report Cites BA Lapses in 2009 Takeoff Incident

  • Clinton's first to Israel and the Palestinian areas since she was appointed Washington's top diplomat, is widely seen as a "familiarization" visit.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • As Boy Scout marksmanship programs disappear, and marksmanship training withers in our schools due to withering budgets and increasing pressure of potential liability, that spiral will continue among the young who would otherwise be exposed to proper training and familiarization with basic marksmanship.

    Obama Administration Looks To Reinstate Assault-Weapons Ban

  • We have the most controversial person ever to be handed the presidency, and he's made it his personal quest to be in the news daily, per Alinsky's "brand familiarization," tactic .... and when he acts, he's continually placed the country deeper and deeper into grave danger of economic, social and military collapse.

    Campaigner-in-Chief to team up with Corzine

  • NOT* Addendum: I used a 1911A1 in Viet Nam to good advantage, later before I retired The DOD in it's "wisdom" decided to go with 9mm and I fired one for familiarization I immediately PURCHASE a 1911 just in case I needed it.

    This thing doesn't have a handguns option. I'm looking at getting a Beretta 92FS.

  • Besides He may actually like handguns! has anybody ever thought to invite him to a range for a pleasurable afternoon of familiarization with a piece or two?

    Gallup Poll: Will Obama Ban Try To Ban The Sale of Handguns?

  • In short, your self-purposement remains impressive, but your apparent boredom is contagious, and as your submission also suffers from inadequate familiarization with new Piedthoudt Fellowship guidelines your entry's word count 37,423 somewhat exceeds the maximum length for poetry this Committee cannot in good conscience nominate I, I, I for this year's Award.

    Remarkable Depths of Semantic Ambiguity

  • U.S. officials said that at the time of the shooting, Davis was doing what CIA employees refer to as "area familiarization," meaning basic surveillance designed to familiarize operatives with their surroundings.

    U.S. officials: Raymond Davis, accused in Pakistan shootings, worked for CIA

  • A part of this will involve study and I would suggest that study should include an intimate familiarization with the Roman liturgical tradition and a contextual awareness of the principles that informed the early Liturgical Movement.

    The Reform of the Reform: Looking Ahead

  • This is so by virtue of the fact that it can help, and already has begun to help with a re-familiarization with the forms of the Roman liturgical tradition as they were prior to the liturgical reforms -- as well as some other practical benefits.

    The Reform of the Reform: Looking Ahead


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