knowledge
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knowledge(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (awareness)
a. el conocimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I didn't have any knowledge of the situation.No tenía conocimiento de la situación.
2. (proficiency)
a. los conocimientos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His knowledge of German is very basic.Sus conocimientos de alemán son muy básicos.
3. (erudition)
a. el saber
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The acquisition of knowledge was the professor's only aim in life.La adquisición del saber era el único objetivo en la vida del profesor.
b. la sabiduría
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We were impressed by the candidate's knowledge and professionalism.Nos quedamos impresionados por la sabiduría y el profesionalismo del candidato.
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knowledge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (awareness)
a. el conocimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(not) to my knowledgeque yo sepa(, no)
I had no knowledge of itno tenía conocimiento de ello
to have full knowledge of somethingsaber algo perfectamente
it is common knowledge that…todo el mundo sabe que…, de todos es sabido que…
2. (formal)
a.
it has come to our knowledge that…ha llegado a nuestro conocimiento que…
3. (learning)
a. el conocimientos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to have a knowledge of several languagessaber varios idiomas
her knowledge is immensetiene unos grandes conocimientos
4. (prov)
a.
knowledge is powerel poder llega por el conocimiento
5. (computers)
a.
knowledge-based systemsistema experto
the knowledge economyla economía del conocimiento
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knowledge [ˈnɒlɪdʒ]
noun
1 (information, awareness, understanding) conocimiento (m)
to deny all knowledge of sth negar tener conocimiento de algo
to bring sth to sb's knowledge poner a algn al tanto de algo
it has come to my knowledge that ... me he enterado de que ...
it is common knowledge that ... todo el mundo sabe que ...; es del dominio público que ...
to have no knowledge of sth no tener conocimiento de algo
to (the best of) my knowledge a mi entender; que yo sepa
not to my knowledge que yo sepa, no
without my knowledge sin saberlo yo
2 (person's range of information) conocimientos (m)
my knowledge of Spanish mis conocimientos del español; he has some knowledge of computers sabe algo de informática; to have a working knowledge of dominar los principios esenciales de; I have a working knowledge of Portuguese me defiendo en portugués; to have a thorough knowledge of history conocer a fondo la historia
3 (learning) saber (m)
the pursuit of knowledge la búsqueda del saber; the advance of knowledge el progreso de la ciencia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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