common knowledge

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of common knowledge

:something that many or most people know
  • It's common knowledge that she plans to run for mayor.

Word by Word Definitions

common play
  1. : of or relating to a community at large : public

  2. : known to the community

  3. : belonging to or shared by two or more individuals or things or by all members of a group

  1. : the common people

  2. : a dining hall

  3. : the political group or estate comprising the commoners

knowledge play
  1. : the fact or condition of knowing something with familiarity gained through experience or association

  2. : acquaintance with or understanding of a science, art, or technique

  3. : the fact or condition of being aware of something


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