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knowledge / conocimiento
knowledge   [ˈnɒlɪdȝ]   -noun
1. (=information, awareness, understanding)   conocimiento (m)
a. to deny [all] knowledge of something =   negar tener conocimiento de algo
b. to [bring] something to somebody'noun knowledge =   poner a somebody, someone al tanto de algo
c. it has [come] to my knowledge that ... =   me he enterado de que ...
d. it is [common] knowledge that ... =   todo el mundo sabe que ...,   es del dominio público que ...
e. to have [no] knowledge of something =   no tener conocimiento de algo
f. [to] (the best of) my knowledge =   a mi entender,   que yo sepa
·not to my knowledge
·que yo sepa, no
g. [without] my knowledge =   sin saberlo yo
2. (=person'noun range of information)   conocimientos masculine plural
·my knowledge of Spanish
·mis conocimientos del español
·he has some knowledge of computers
·sabe algo de informática
·to have a working knowledge of
·dominar los principios esenciales de
·I have a working knowledge of Portuguese
·me defiendo en portuguénoun
·to have a thorough knowledge of history
·conocer a fondo la historia
3. (=learning)   saber (m)
·the pursuit of knowledge
·la búsqueda del saber
·the advance of knowledge
·el progreso de la ciencia
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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