take cognizance of

Definition of take cognizance of

:to notice or give attention to (something)
  • He should take cognizance of those who disagree with his theory.

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

cognizance play
  1. : a distinguishing mark or emblem (such as a heraldic bearing)

  2. : knowledge, awareness

  3. : notice, acknowledgment


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