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English definition of “ken”

ken

noun uk   /ken/ old-fashioned us  
beyond your ken not in your area of knowledge: Financial matters are beyond my ken, I'm afraid.Knowledge and awareness

ken

verb [I or T, not continuous] uk   /ken/ (-nn-) Scottish English us  
to know someone or somethingBeing, becoming friends and getting to know someone
(Definition of ken from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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