the cognoscenti

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Definition of the cognoscenti

: the people who know a lot about something the jazz cognoscenti the cognoscenti of the art world

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“The cognoscenti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20cognoscenti. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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