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not know the meaning of the word

If you are ​talking about a ​quality or an ​activity and you say that someone doesn't know the ​meaning of the word, you ​mean they do not have that ​quality or have no ​experience of that ​activity: Work? He doesn't know the ​meaning of the word! And the ​irony of Phil ​talking about ​ethics. He doesn't know the ​meaning of the word.
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