cognizancecognizance | meaning of cognizance in Collins Dictionariescognizance meaning, definition, what is cognizance: knowledge; acknowledgment: Learn more.knowledge; acknowledgmentWhat does cognizance mean and how do you use cognizance in a sentence?[URL]/cognizance
C14: from Old French conoissance, from conoistre to know, from Latin cognōscere to learn; see cognition
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regional note: in BRIT, also use cognisance1. → take cognizance of sth2. uncount nounCognizance is knowledge or understanding. [formal] [+ of] ⇒ ...the teacher's developing cognizance of the child's intellectual activity.
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Basic policy does not fall within my cognizance , and such things can only be initiated by the Bureau.Asimov, Isaac THE COMPLETE STORIES VOLUME 2It was a moment of shared cognizance as we saw one another through the bond.Robin Hobb THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MANFull cognizance of the menace she faced constricted Fancy's heart with an almost physical pain.Spellman, Cathy Cash PAINT THE WIND