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Synonyms

known

adjective

used for describing something that people know about or have discovered

overt

adjective

not hidden or secret

transparent

adjective

a transparent process, activity, or organization does not try to keep anything secret

open

adjective

not hidden or secret

in the public domain

if something such as information is in the public domain, people in general know about it because it is not secret

unwritten

adjective

known or understood by everyone but not written down or official

unclassified

adjective

unclassified information is available to everyone and is not secret

public

adjective

used about things that most people know about because they are not private or secret

out

adverb

if information is out, it becomes publicly known

(out) in the open

not secret

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abroad

adverb

formal generally known or felt by a lot of people

account for

if someone is accounted for, you know where they are and so do not worry that they are not where they should be

an open book

something or someone that is easy to know about because nothing is kept secret

as we know it

used when you are talking about something that people are familiar with, especially something that is likely to change

at your fingertips

if you have a subject at your fingertips, you have a thorough knowledge of it and can give useful information to others whenever they ask for it

certain

adjective

definitely known

declassified

adjective

declassified information is officially no longer secret

encyclopaedic

a British spelling of encyclopedic

encyclopedic

adjective

used for emphasizing the great amount of knowledge that someone has

famed

adjective

known by many people for a particular quality or achievement

fishbowl

noun

mainly journalism a situation where nothing is private and people can see everything that happens

foreseeable

adjective

a foreseeable event or time is one that can easily be imagined or known about before it happens

freely

adverb

without trying to hide anything

in public

if you do something in public, people in general hear about it or see it

it is no secret that

used for saying that something is a well-known fact

known to do something

used for talking about things that people know are true or happen

old

adjective

used in a positive way about something that is very familiar

open kimono

adjective

informal if a meeting, discussion, or way of doing business is open kimono, everyone shares all the information they have with everyone else

outright

adjective

clear and direct, with nothing hidden

public

adjective

relating to the part of your life that people in general know about, for example your work, rather than your life at home

public

adjective

used about places and situations where other people might see or hear you

publicly

adverb

said or done so that people you do not know can see or hear you

recognisable

a British spelling of recognizable

recognizable

adjective

able to be recognized

the same old...

used about someone or something that is familiar because you have seen or heard them many times before and they have not changed

the talk of something

if something is the talk of a place, people there talk a lot about it

yesterday’s news

something that everyone already knows about and is no longer interested in

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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