knowledge


knowledge
n.

1) to acquire, accumulate, gain knowledge

2) to demonstrate, display, show; flaunt, parade one's knowledge (of a subject)

3) to communicate, disseminate; impart knowledge

4) to absorb, assimilate, soak up knowledge

5) (esp. BE) to bring smt. to smb.'s knowledge

6) to brush up (on) one's knowledge (of a subject)

7) to deny knowledge (of smt.)

8) direct; extensive; inside, intimate; intuitive; profound, thorough; rudimentary, slight, superficial knowledge

9) fluent; reading; speaking; working knowledge (to have fluent knowledge of English; to have reading/a reading knowledge of several languages)

10) common knowledge

11) carnal knowledge (to have carnal knowledge of)

12) knowledge about, of

13) the knowledge to + inf. (she has enough knowledge about the subject to write a good book)

14) the knowledge that + clause (it is common knowledge that he has spent time in prison)

15) to smb.'s knowledge (to my knowledge, she has never been here)

16) (esp. BE) to come to smb.'s knowledge (it came to our knowledge that she had left town)

17) (misc.) to the best of one's knowledge

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['nɒlɪdʒ]
accumulate
disseminate
extensive
flaunt
gain knowledge
impart knowledge
intuitive
of
profound
rudimentary
soak up knowledge
superficial knowledge
parade one's knowledge (of a subject)
working knowledge (to have fluent knowledge of English; to have reading/a reading knowledge of several languages)
(esp. BE) to bring smt. to smb. 's knowledge
(misc.) to the best of one's knowledge
common knowledge
to absorb
to acquire
to communicate
to demonstrate
knowledge about
(esp. BE) to come to smb. 's knowledge (it came to our knowledge that she had left town)
the knowledge that + clause (it is common knowledgethat he has spent time in prison)
to brush up (on) one's knowledge (of a subject)
to deny knowledge (of smt.)
the knowledge to + inf. (she has enough knowledge about the subject to write a good book)
carnal knowledge (to have carnal knowledge of)
to smb. 's knowledge (to my knowledge, she has never been here)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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