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cognizance

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1 a state of being aware
  • take cognizance of what is happening

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2 knowledge gained by personal experience
  • seemed to have no cognizance of last night's events

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The first known use of cognizance was in the 14th century

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“Cognizance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cognizance. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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