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know-hownoun [U]

 /ˈnoʊˌhɑʊ/
infml knowledge and ability: I don’t have the technical know-how to repair a computer.
(Definition of know-how from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"know-how" in Business English

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know-hownoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈnəʊhaʊ/ informal
practical knowledge, experience, and ability: business/financial/technical know-how management/marketing/manufacturing know-how We supply the equipment and know-how to do the job, while investors supply about $2 million and the industrial land.
(Definition of know-how from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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