What does background knowledge mean?

Definitions for background knowledge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. background, background knowledge(noun)

    information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem

    "the embassy filled him in on the background of the incident"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of background knowledge in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of background knowledge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Benjamin Lumenta:

    Health topics, notably cancer, have always been of interest to the general public, and the predominant sources of information range from traditional media( magazines, newspapers) to Internet-based health platforms, the general public. . . have obtained most of their information about health and disease even before consulting a specialist, in most cases without specific background knowledge.

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