plural know-whats
: clear recognition of the objective of a selected course of action
the know-why and the know-what which businessmen find necessary for all persons in administrative or executive positionsC. E. Henson

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from the phrase know what

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“Know-what.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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