general knowledge


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Noun1.general knowledge - knowledge that is available to anyonegeneral knowledge - knowledge that is available to anyone
cognition, knowledge, noesis - the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
common knowledge - anything generally known to everyone
light - public awareness; "it brought the scandal to light"
open, surface - information that has become public; "all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface"
Translations
مَعْلُوماتٌ عَامَّةمَعلومات عامّه
všeobecné znalosti
almen videnalmenviden
yleistieto
opće znanje
általános ismeretek
almenn òekking
一般知識
일반 상식
všeobecné vedomosti
splošna izobrazba
allmänbildning
ความรู้ทั่วไป
genel bilgigenel kültür
kiến thức chung

general knowledge

ncultura generale

knowledge

(ˈnolidʒ) noun
1. the fact of knowing. She was greatly encouraged by the knowledge that she had won first prize in the competition.
2. information or what is known. He had a vast amount of knowledge about boats.
3. the whole of what can be learned or found out. Science is a branch of knowledge about which I am rather ignorant.
ˈknowledgeable adjective
having a great deal of information. He is very knowledgeable about the history of the city.
general knowledge
knowledge about a wide range of subjects. The teacher sometimes tests our general knowledge.

general knowledge

مَعْلُوماتٌ عَامَّة všeobecné znalosti almen viden Allgemeinwissen γενικές γνώσεις cultura general yleistieto culture générale opće znanje cultura generale 一般知識 일반 상식 algemene kennis allmennkunnskap wiedza ogólna conhecimento geral общие знания allmänbildning ความรู้ทั่วไป genel kültür kiến thức chung 常识
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He was able to gratify the passion for general knowledge which beset the headmaster; he had read all sorts of strange books beyond his years, and often Mr.
Whether those pleading orators were persons educated in the general knowledge of equity, or only in provincial, national, and other local customs?
In the first place (I), the student must gain some general knowledge of the conditions out of which English literature has come into being, as a whole and during its successive periods, that is of the external facts of one sort or another without which it cannot be understood.
ALTHOUGH I had been unable during the late festival to obtain information on many interesting subjects which had much excited my curiosity, still that important event had not passed by without adding materially to my general knowledge of the islanders.
It was a matter of general knowledge that the three girls were very fond of one another, and supported each other in every way; it was even said that the two elder ones had made certain sacrifices for the sake of the idol of the household, Aglaya.
My husband was a perfect stranger to the country, and had not yet so much as a geographical knowledge of the situation of the several places; and I, that, till I wrote this, did not know what the word geographical signified, had only a general knowledge from long conversation with people that came from or went to several places; but this I knew, that Maryland, Pennsylvania, East and West Jersey, New York, and New England lay all north of Virginia, and that they were consequently all colder climates, to which for that very reason, I had an aversion.
I presume that you founded that belief upon your general knowledge of my being an orphan girl, indebted for everything to the benevolence of Mr.
I told him we would call them all together, and leave it in charge with them, or go to them, one by one, which he thought best; so we divided it--he to speak to the Spaniards, who were all Papists, and I to speak to the English, who were all Protestants; and we recommended it earnestly to them, and made them promise that they would never make any distinction of Papist or Protestant in their exhorting the savages to turn Christians, but teach them the general knowledge of the true God, and of their Saviour Jesus Christ; and they likewise promised us that they would never have any differences or disputes one with another about religion.
For a little longer she tried for his sake not to have growing pains; and she felt she was untrue to him when she got a prize for general knowledge.
I had no idea how he employed his time in the interval, beyond a general knowledge that he was very popular in the place, and had twenty means of actively diverting himself where another man might not have found one.
There are few men, half a dozen at most, who can now be said to have a general knowledge of telephony.
I was a bit disappointed not to get a few more points in the General Knowledge section," says Madeline, "particularly the name of Donald Trump's Florida resort.

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