cognizant


cognizant
cog|ni|zant
cognisant [ˈkɔgnızənt US ˈka:g-] adj [not before noun] formal
if someone is cognizant of something, they know about it and understand it
cognizant of
He was cognizant of the peculiarities of the case.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • cognizant — 1820, back formation from COGNIZANCE (Cf. cognizance) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cognizant — (Amer.) cog·ni·zant || kÉ‘gnɪzÉ™nt / kÉ’g adj. having knowledge, having an understanding of; aware of something through personal experience, aware that (also cognisant) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cognizant — *aware, conscious, sensible, alive, awake Analogous words: *conversant, versed: informed, acquainted, apprised (see INFORM) Antonyms: ignorant Contrasted words: *insensible, insensitive, impassible, anesthetic: ignoring, overlooking, slighting,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • cognizant — [käg′nəzənt] adj. having cognizance; aware or informed (of something) SYN. AWARE …   English World dictionary

  • cognizant — adj. (formal) (cannot stand alone) cognizant of (cognizant of the danger) * * * [ kɒgnɪz(ə)nt] (formal) (cannot stand alone) cognizant of (cognizant of the danger) …   Combinatory dictionary


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