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in the know

Definition of in the know

  1. :  having knowledge about something :  having information that most people do not have <For those of you not in the know, Jane is the person who founded this organization.>



Word by Word Definitions

knowplay
  1. :  to perceive directly :  have direct cognition of

    :  to have understanding of

    :  to recognize the nature of :  discern

  1. :  knowledge


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