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Definition of Knowledge


  1. The act or state of knowing; clear perception of fact, truth, or duty; certain apprehension; familiar cognizance; cognition.
  2. That which is or may be known; the object of an act of knowing; a cognition; -- chiefly used in the plural.
  3. That which is gained and preserved by knowing; instruction; acquaintance; enlightenment; learning; scholarship; erudition.
  4. That familiarity which is gained by actual experience; practical skill; as, a knowledge of life.
  5. Scope of information; cognizance; notice; as, it has not come to my knowledge.
  6. Sexual intercourse; -- usually preceded by carnal; as, carnal knowledge.
  7. To acknowledge.

Knowledge Quotations

The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.
William Ralph Inge

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Albert Einstein

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Kofi Annan

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
Marcus Garvey

To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
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Knowledge Translations

knowledge in Afrikaans is kennis
knowledge in Danish is kundskab
knowledge in Dutch is bekendheid, kennis, kunde
knowledge in German is Wissen, Kenntnis, Kenntnis, Wissen
knowledge in Italian is sapere, nozione
knowledge in Latin is gnaritas, conscientia, agnitio, scientia
knowledge in Norwegian is kunnskap, kjennskap
knowledge in Portuguese is conhecimento
knowledge in Spanish is conocimiento
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