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cog·ni·zant

 (kŏg′nĭ-zənt)
adj.
Fully informed; conscious. See Synonyms at aware.

[From cognizance.]

cognizant

(ˈkɒɡnɪzənt; ˈkɒnɪ-) or

cognisant

adj
(usually foll by of) aware; having knowledge

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.
[1810–20]
syn: See conscious.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cognizant - (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"
awake - not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"
witting - aware or knowing; "a witting tool of the Communists"
conscious - knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed"
sensible, sensitive - able to feel or perceive; "even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible parts of the skin"

cognizant

cognisant
adjective knowledgeable, aware, familiar, informed, conscious, versed, switched-on (informal), acquainted, sussed (Brit. slang), conversant, clued-up (informal) Every man must be assumed to be cognizant of the law; ignorance is no excuse.

cognizant

adjective
Marked by comprehension, cognizance, and perception:
Slang: hip.
Idiom: on to.
Translations

cognizant

[ˈkɒgnɪzənt] ADJ to be cognizant ofsaber, estar enterado de

cognizant

[ˈkɒgnɪzənt] cognisant (British) adj (formal) (= conscious) → conscient(e)

cognizant

adj (form)
(= aware, conscious) to be cognizant of somethingsich (dat)einer Sache (gen)bewusst sein
(= having jurisdiction)zuständig

cognizant

cognisant [ˈkɒgnɪzənt] adj to be cognizant of (frm) → rendersi conto di
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