Definition of know different or otherwise in English:
Be aware of information or evidence to the contrary.
- If you didn't know otherwise, it would be perfectly reasonable to assume the school in question would be open to all, especially thanks to the use of the friendly words ‘junior school’.
- Until I know otherwise I'll be starting pre-season training at Fulham.
- We may smile now at our erstwhile belief that the sun circles the earth rather than the other way round, or that the earth is flat, but the only reason we know different is that a scientific genius dispelled our illusions.
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