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verb [transitive] familiarize pronunciation in British English /fəˈmɪliəraɪz/ 
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present tense
present participlefamiliarizing
past tensefamiliarized
past participlefamiliarized
  1. to make someone learn or experience something so that they know about it
    familiarize someone/yourself with something:

    It's my job to familiarize new employees with office procedures.

    I need to familiarize myself with the subject first.

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 familiarize pronunciation in British English /fəˌmɪliəraɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]


a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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