English definition of Familiar

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Definition

familiar: known, recognizable; usual, common
adjective
His face seems familiar. I think I recognize him.
I am familiar with (this case): I know, I have some existing knowledge of (this case)
(He acts a bit too) familiar: (He acts a bit too) friendly, intimate
adjective
Note: While familiar can sometimes mean "intimate", it is never used to describe language:
slang or informal language commonly-used spoken language

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