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general knowledge

noun [U] uk   us  
information on many different subjects that you collect gradually, from reading, television, etc., rather than detailed information on subjects that you have studied formally
Translations of “general knowledge”
in Korean 일반 상식…
in Arabic مَعْرِفة عامّة…
in Portuguese conhecimento geral…
in Catalan cultura general…
in Japanese 幅広い一般的な知識…
in Italian cultura generale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 常識, 一般知識…
in Chinese (Simplified) 常识, 一般性知识…
(Definition of general knowledge from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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