knowingly Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"knowingly" in British English

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knowinglyadverb

uk   /ˈnəʊ.ɪŋ.li/  us   /ˈnoʊ-/
C2 in a way that ​shows you ​know about something: She ​smiled knowingly at him.C2 If you do something knowingly, you do it ​knowing what will be ​itslikelyeffect: I've never knowingly ​offended him.
(Definition of knowingly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"knowingly" in American English

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knowinglyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈnoʊ·ɪŋ·li/
while ​understanding the ​meaning of what you are doing: Many of them knowingly ​broke the ​law.
(Definition of knowingly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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