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knowledge

noun uk   /ˈnɒl.ɪdʒ/ us    /ˈnɑː.lɪdʒ/
B1 [S or U] understanding of or information about a subject that you get by experience or study, either known by one person or by people generally: Her knowledge of English grammar is very extensive. He has a limited knowledge of French. The details of the scandal are now common knowledge (= familiar to most people). She started to photograph the documents, safe in the knowledge that (= knowing that) she wouldn't be disturbed for at least an hour. In this town there are only a couple of restaurants that to my knowledge (= judging from my personal experience and information) serve good food. [U] the state of knowing about or being familiar with something: They both deny all knowledge of the affair. It has come/been brought to our knowledge (= we have discovered) that several computers have gone missing.
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in Korean 지식…
in Arabic مَعْرِفة…
in French connaissance, connaissances, savoir…
in Turkish bilgi, malumat…
in Italian conoscenza, cognizioni…
in Chinese (Traditional) 知識, 學問, 學識…
in Russian знание…
in Polish wiedza…
in Spanish conocimiento, saber…
in Portuguese conhecimento…
in German das Wissen, die Kenntnis, die Wissenschaft…
in Catalan coneixement…
in Japanese 知識…
in Chinese (Simplified) 知识, 学问, 学识…
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