Definitions for cognizantˈkɒg nə zənt, ˈkɒn ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cog•ni•zant*ˈkɒg nə zənt, ˈkɒn ə-(adj.)

  1. having cognizance; aware (usu. fol. by of):

    We were cognizant of the difficulty.

  2. having legal cognizance.

* Syn: See conscious.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aware(p), cognizant, cognisant(adj)

    (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception

    "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"


  1. cognizant(Adjective)

    Aware; fully informed; having understanding

    The defendant is cognizant that this is a serious charge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cognizant(adj)

    having cognizance or knowledge. (of)


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