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Definition of knowledge-based in English:

adjective

1Founded on an accumulation of facts or information: a knowledge-based economy knowledge-based technical capabilities
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  • There is currently a paradigm shift in the tourism industry from a labour-intensive sector to a knowledge-based industry.
  • Their real future test will be how well they emphasize knowledge-based jobs.
  • Discussion centred mainly on the need to establish more knowledge-based employment, rather than assembly-line jobs in Ireland.
1.1(Of a computer system) incorporating an underlying set of facts, assumptions, and rules.
Example sentences
  • He has conducted research in knowledge-based systems, qualitative modeling, intelligent robotics, and computer chess.
  • Therefore, they are not suitable for the development of systems whose interactions should be knowledge-based.
  • The system provides knowledge-based information for healthcare, safety, and the environment.

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