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knowledge

Saltos de línea: know|ledge
Pronunciación: /ˈnɒlɪdʒ
 
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Definición de knowledge en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Facts, information, and skills acquired through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject: a thirst for knowledge her considerable knowledge of antiques
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The goal of science education is not only to help students acquire scientific knowledge, but to understand its development.
  • All of these plans require insider knowledge in order to carry out the operation in a timely and accurate manner.
  • The book reveals the author's encyclopaedic knowledge of the hundreds of aristocratic families and their houses all over Ireland.
Sinónimos
1.1The sum of what is known: the transmission of knowledge
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These steps opened the doors to the transmission of ideas and knowledge from Europe.
  • I wondered too if we will ever find a way for a more efficient transmission of knowledge.
  • Renaissance science also received added impetus from the increased transmission of knowledge between east and west.
1.2Information held on a computer system.
Example sentences
  • One goal for writing this software was to categorize knowledge for easy future retrieval by multiple users.
  • The server now has enough knowledge to honor a data transfer request from the client.
  • Technology has evolved; knowledge has evolved - and so has the number of computers online.
1.3 Philosophy True, justified belief; certain understanding, as opposed to opinion.
Example sentences
  • However, almost all internalists will agree that knowledge entails justified true belief.
  • So the true question of objective knowledge is: how can I know the world as it is?
  • One begins the long epistemological road to true knowledge via desire.
2Awareness or familiarity gained by experience of a fact or situation: the programme had been developed without his knowledge he denied all knowledge of the incidents
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward, including a lorry driver who may have been involved in the incident without his knowledge.
  • If your computer is permanently connected, the chances are that, sooner or later, an attempt will be made to access it without your knowledge.
  • The thefts only came to light when one customer noticed that money had been taken from her account without her knowledge.
Sinónimos

Origen

Middle English (originally as a verb in the sense 'acknowledge, recognize', later as a noun): from an Old English compound based on cnāwan (see know).

Frases

come to someone's knowledge

1
Become known to someone.
Example sentences
  • I felt sick when I thought of all the horrible things that could have been prevented if I'd taken action when the situation had come to my knowledge.
  • It came to my knowledge that while we had been preparing for the match, Chelsea had a meeting with representatives of Mourinho.
  • It has come to our knowledge that many properties had not been declared for property tax, undermining severely the tax collections.

to (the best of) someone's knowledge

2
As far as someone knows; judging from the information someone has: the text is free of factual errors, to the best of my knowledge
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I have no idea where these reports come from, but to my knowledge, there is absolutely nothing in it.
  • Looking at that list I noted that only one player, Brian Lara, has never, to my knowledge, played in the Lancashire League.
  • These findings were never made public to my knowledge.

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