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noun knowledge pronunciation in British English /ˈnɒlɪdʒ/
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  1. 1
    [singular/uncountable] all the facts that someone knows about a particular subject
    The teacher’s comments are designed to help improve your knowledge and understanding.
    knowledge of/about: Solicitors should possess detailed knowledge of certain aspects of the law.
    Candidates for the job must have a working knowledge of at least one European language.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the fact that someone knows about something, especially something bad
    We had no knowledge of the incident.
    knowledge of: Daniels has denied all knowledge of the events.
    knowledge that: The staff had no knowledge that the company was in trouble.
    in/with the knowledge that: I say this in the knowledge that nothing will be done.

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