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.)
having cognizance; aware (usu. fol. by of):
We were cognizant of the difficulty.
having legal cognizance.
* Syn: See conscious.
Origin of cognizant:
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"
Aware; fully informed; having understanding
The defendant is cognizant that this is a serious charge.
having cognizance or knowledge. (of)
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