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Noun: cognisance  kóg-ni-zun(t)s
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: cognizance)
  1. Having knowledge of
    - awareness, consciousness, cognizance, knowingness
  2. Range of what one can know or understand
    "beyond my cognisance";
    - cognizance, ken
  3. Range or scope of what is perceived
    - cognizance

Derived forms: cognisances

See also: aware, cognisant [Brit], cognizant, incognisant [Brit], incognizant, unaware

Type of: knowing, perception

Encyclopedia: Cognisance