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cognizance also: cognisance
American English: /ˈkɑɡnəzəns/
British English: /ˈkɒ(ɡ)nɪz(ə)ns/

Translation of cognizance in Spanish:


  • 1 (knowledge) [formal] to have cognizance of something
    tener conocimiento de algo
    please take cognizance of the fact that …
    Example sentences
    • The famous statement ‘unity of empty cognizance suffused with awareness’ refers to your own nature, the essence of your mind.
    • All of the lofty transcendental concepts that are in the higher worlds are meant to become a part of our experience and cognizance.
    • The smokers in the room were most appreciative of her cognisance of their plight!
  • 2 (Law)
    Example sentences
    • Most international human rights instruments subsequently adopted by the United Nations have a basis in the Universal Declaration and give further definition and cognisance to those rights.
    • The law takes no cognisance of carelessness in the abstract.
    • It is bound, of course, to give cognisance to the fact of the order that is being enforced.
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