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knowledge /ˈnɒlɪdʒ $ ˈnɑː-/ noun [uncountable]


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[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

knowledge
[noun]
Synonyms:
- learning, education, enlightenment, erudition, instruction, intelligence, scholarship, wisdom
- acquaintance, familiarity, intimacy
Antonyms: ignorance
Related Words: advice, intelligence, news, data, evidence, facts, input
English Thesaurus: knowledge, expertise, know-how, wisdom, grasp, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

knowledge S2 W1 /ˈnɒlɪdʒ $ ˈnɑː-/ noun [uncountable]
[Word Family: adjective: knowing, knowledgeable, knownunknown; noun: knowledge, the unknown; adverb: knowinglyunknowingly, knowledgeably; verb: know]
[Date: 1300-1400; Origin: knowledge 'to acknowledge' (13-18 centuries), from know]

1. the information, skills, and understanding that you have gained through learning or experience
knowledge of
He did not have much knowledge of American history.
knowledge about
the need to increase knowledge about birth control

REGISTER
In everyday English, people usually say that someone knows about something rather than has knowledge of/about something:
He didn’t know much about American history.

2. when you know about a particular situation or event, or the information you have about it:
Evans denied all knowledge of the robbery.
I had no knowledge of this whatsoever until The Times contacted me.
(secure/safe) in the knowledge that
Kay smiled, secure in the knowledge that she was right.
be common/public knowledge (=be known about by everyone)
Their affair is public knowledge.
to (the best of) sb’s knowledge (=used to say that someone may not know the true facts)
To the best of my knowledge, the new project will be starting in June.
To our knowledge, this is the first time it’s happened.
‘Is it true that she’s leaving the company?’ ‘Not to my knowledge (=I do not think so).’
without sb’s knowledge
He was annoyed to find the contract had been signed without his knowledge.
She acted with the full knowledge of her boss (=her boss knew about her action).
Ministers publicly denied that they had prior knowledge of the attack (=they denied that they knew that it was going to happen).
general knowledge, ⇒ working knowledge at working1(9)


GRAMMAR
Knowledge is an uncountable noun and has no plural form. Use a singular verb after it:
Knowledge comes from research.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

knowledge
noun
ADJ. considerable, great, vast | complete, comprehensive, sound, thorough | deep, detailed, intimate, profound She has an intimate knowledge of the Asian market.
broad, encyclopedic, extensive, wide | unrivalled | expert, specialist | inside He managed to find contacts who had inside knowledge of the organization.
local | direct, first-hand | up-to-date | limited, rudimentary, superficial I have a limited knowledge of French.
general I don't like quizzes because my general knowledge is so poor.
factual | practical | working He has a good working knowledge of the subject.
professional | academic, linguistic, medical, scientific, technical, etc. | common It's common knowledge that he's left his wife.
public | full She had acted with her parents' full knowledge and consent.
previous, prior
VERB + KNOWLEDGE acquire, gain | have | demonstrate, flaunt, parade, show (off) | test | apply The job gave her the chance to apply the knowledge she had acquired at university.
share The barman was happy to share his knowledge of wine with us.
spread The volunteers' task is to spread knowledge of how to prevent the disease.
broaden, extend, improve, increase | deny He denied all knowledge of what had happened.
PREP. in the ~ They put the car on the market in the full knowledge that it had design faults.
to sb's ~ He's never worked here to my knowledge.
with sb's ~ The letter was sent with the full knowledge of the head of department.
without sb's ~ She borrowed my car without my knowledge.
~ of a wide knowledge of antiques
PHRASES a gap in your knowledge I did some research to fill in the gaps in my knowledge.
to the best of your knowledge She still lives in San Francisco to the best of my knowledge.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

knowledge

have some knowledge of something
The book assumes that you already have some knowledge of physics.
get knowledge (also gain/acquire knowledge formal)
He gets all his knowledge about politics from watching the television.
increase/improve your knowledge
If you want to improve your knowledge of the language, you should go and live in France.
In the past twenty years, we have greatly increased our knowledge of how the brain works.
broaden/expand your knowledge (=increase your knowledge)
The course is designed to help students broaden their knowledge of modern American literature.
show/demonstrate your knowledge
The test should be an opportunity for students to demonstrate their knowledge.
general knowledge (=knowledge about a lot of different subjects)
The questions are intended to test your general knowledge.
scientific/technical knowledge
the practical application of scientific knowledge
specialist/expert knowledge
Making profitable investments requires specialist knowledge.
detailed knowledge
You need to have a detailed knowledge of criminal law.
first-hand/personal knowledge (=knowledge from experiencing something yourself)
writers who had no first-hand knowledge of war
basic knowledge (=knowledge of the basic aspects of something)
These things are obvious to anyone with even a basic knowledge of computers.
in-depth/thorough knowledge (=detailed knowledge about all of a particular subject)
He demonstrated an in-depth knowledge of the subject matter.
considerable/extensive/vast knowledge
She had considerable knowledge of antiques.
intimate knowledge (=knowledge about something because you are involved in it)
He seemed to have an intimate knowledge of prison life.
inside knowledge (=knowledge that you have because you are part of a group)
his inside knowledge gained from 20 years in the industry
background knowledge (=knowledge that you need before you can understand or do something)
The test will show what background knowledge a student brings to the course.
a thirst for knowledge (=a desire to learn more)
She arrived at college with a thirst for knowledge.
somebody's breadth of knowledge (=when you know a lot about all the different parts of something)
They lack his breadth of knowledge about the industry.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

knowledge
noun
1.
BAD: I don't have much knowledge about it.
GOOD: I don't know much about it.
BAD: I only have a little knowledge about the United States.
GOOD: I don't know very much about the United States.
DUBIOUS: The man had a good knowledge of car engines.
GOOD: The man knew a lot about car engines.

Usage Note:
When talking informally about how much someone knows about something, use the verb know (NOT have ... knowledge ): 'I don't know anything at all about computers.' 'Talk to Pam. She knows a lot about horses.'
Have ... knowledge is mainly used in formal styles when you give precise details of what someone knows: 'Tucker has an excellent knowledge of Sri Lankan tea plantations.'

2.
BAD: I've learned a lot of knowledge during the course.
GOOD: I've learned a lot during the course.
BAD: They get the knowledge of AIDS from the television.
GOOD: They learn about AIDS from the television.

Usage Note:
learn a lot/a great deal (NOT learn/get ... knowledge ): 'I've learned a lot this year.' 'She's improving but she still has a lot to learn.'
learn about sth : 'We've been learning about the American political system.'

3.
DUBIOUS: I would like to get more knowledge of ancient history.
GOOD: I would like to improve my knowledge of ancient history.

Usage Note:
improve/increase/further/brush up your knowledge (of sth ): 'I'd like to improve my knowledge of Asian cultures.'

4.
BAD: I am attending this course to improve my knowledges of English.
GOOD: I am attending this course to improve my knowledge of English.

Usage Note:
Knowledge never has a plural ending: 'With all your knowledge, you should be a teacher.'

5.
BAD: In this job you will need a good knowledge in English.
GOOD: In this job you will need a good knowledge of English.

Usage Note:
knowledge of a subject (NOT in/on ): 'She displayed an impressive knowledge of modern French literature.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

knowledge
ˈnɔlɪdʒ
See: a little knowledge is a dangerous thing , to the best of your knowledge

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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