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Etymology

From Middle English knouleche, from Old English cnawan (to know)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
knowledge

Plural
-

knowledge (-)
  1. Relevant information that one is able to recall from memory.
  2. The product of assumption.
  3. Recognition of cause and effect.
  4. All cognitive expectancies that an individual or organization actor uses to interpret situations and to generate activities.
  5. Awareness.
    He completed it entirely without my knowledge.
  6. Acquired information gained through personal experiences making it unique for each individual.

Usage notes

  • Adjectives often used with "knowledge": extensive, deep, superficial, theoretical, practical, useful, working, encyclopedic, public, private, scientific, tacit, explicit, general, specialized, special, broad, declarative, procedural, etc.

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