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
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: something that is taken:
: the amount of money received : proceeds, receipts, income
: share, cut
: a distinguishing mark or emblem (as a heraldic bearing)
: knowledge, awareness
: notice, acknowledgment
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