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English definition of “know of sth/sb”

know of sth/sb

phrasal verb with know     /nəʊ/ verb (past tense knew, past participle known)
B2 to have heard of something or someone and have a little information about them: I know of a good restaurant near the station.Knowledge and awareness
(Definition of know of sth/sb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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