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English definition of “know of sb/sth”

know of sb/sth

mainly UK phrasal verb with know     /nəʊ/ US  /noʊ/ verb (knew, known)
B2 to have heard of someone or something and be able to give a small amount of information about him, her, or it: Do you know of a good doctor?Aware
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