familiarizing familiarizing

Definition(s):

  • (adj) serving to make familiar

Usage(s):

  1. Israeli commanders believe that the Soviet Squadron serves a vital purpose beyond familiarizing pilots with their enemies' planes.
  2. The Minnesota Democrat spends Wednesday on the Hill familiarizing himself with the Senate.
  3. By familiarizing himself carefully with each company before he moves in, Simon usually impresses new associates with his knowledge and suggestions.

News

  • Andreas Joehle named chairman of Paul Hartmann AG\'s board and CEO of Hartmann Group

    Effective July 1, 2013, Andreas Joehle was appointed chairman of the management board of Paul Hartmann AG and CEO of the international Hartmann Group. Since the beginning of the year he has been familiarizing himself with the Heidenheim-based health care company as regular board member.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: NonWovens Industry Magazine

Quotes

  1. "Anything that I can contribute to the staff, and I'm sure that will be ongoing," Capers said. "The first thing is familiarizing myself with the staff and my primary role will be coaching the secondary and anything else I can contribute....
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Dom Capers Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "I'm not sure I'll learn too much," said Luke Donald, who last played Pebble in 2007 and qualified for the Open by being a part of last year's Tour Championship. "It's more about familiarizing myself again with the course."
    on Feb 10, 2010 By: Luke Donald Source: Boston Herald

  3. "I've got two weeks to get situated with how they run things here," Fuentes said. "It's more of a transition for me than anyone else, familiarizing myself with the catchers, the coaching staff. I hope it's not the first time they've seen me...
    on Feb 15, 2009 By: Brian Fuentes Source: MLB.com

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