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familiarity

fuh milye ruh tee

  • n  personal knowledge or information about someone or something
  • n  usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known
  • n  close or warm friendship
  • n  a casual manner
  • n  an act of undue intimacy

  • Still, old practices died hard; the same virtues of loyalty and familiarity were rewarded by new bosses who expected political newcomers to pay their dues--and wait their turn.
  • If you're of a certain age (under 35) and temperament (partial to video games), the familiarity of Kung-Fu Election should strike you like a katana to the skull.
  • For South Koreans, the current economic meltdown has a sickening familiarity.
News & Articles

  • Malnati transitions to Fenwick, hires Ronnie Fields
    There was plenty of familiarity for coach Rick Malnati earlier this week as his Fenwick basketball team participated in a team camp at Loyola University. Malnati, a former assistant to coach Porter Moser at Loyola, was around the people and back on the campus where he had spent the last two years working. The other familiar part for Malnati was being a head coach once again, the man in charge of ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Doings Western Springs
  • A son asks to go to temple and his mom's religious enthusiasm grows, too
    After her son asked to go to temple, one mother wonders what he gets out of it – spirituality? Familiarity? Either way, it makes her happy.
    June 13, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
  • Jury Candidates' Familiarity With Zimmerman Varies
    Potential jurors' familiarity with Zimmerman varies as lawyers try to seat jury in murder case        
    June 11, 2013 - ABC News
Quotes

  • Robert Gates in FOXNews
    Glen brings over 20 years of coaching expertise to the staff and with his 17 years as a head coach he brings familiarity with budgeting, compliance, student-athlete welfare and many other administrative areas that he will deal with on a day-to-day... Jim Calhoun http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Calhoun&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHms6ThrBD_-Mb9exslzFWTkB48nQ The Associated Press http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5goOzhW4WULH0qJwF-5DgNb8mUZHQD9GN1LRG1&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNES0WBMnH8zbT0gDaux4NvUub_htQ Jul 2, 2010 36216 45793 familiarity What is really key for success in leading the intelligence community and for the DNI, in my view, is not only long experience and familiarity with the intelligence world, but the temperament to have the kind of constructive, positive chemistry with...
  • Bart Scott in ESPN
    What made the decision easier for me are the people in the organization and my familiarity with the coaching staff,Scott said in a statement. "These guys really pursued me hard. The opportunity to play under coach Ryan again was huge. I've...

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