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know-how

 (nō′hou′)
n.
The knowledge and skill required to do something correctly. See Synonyms at skill.

know-how

n
1. ingenuity, aptitude, or skill; knack
2. commercial and saleable knowledge of how to do a particular thing; experience

know′-how`



n.
knowledge of how to do something; expertise.
[1830–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.know-how - the (technical) knowledge and skill required to do something
ability, power - possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
bag of tricks - a supply of ways of accomplishing something; "every good mechanic has a large bag of tricks"
sapience, wisdom - ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight
method - a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)

know-how

know-how

noun
Informal. Natural or acquired facility in a specific activity:
Translations

know-how

[ˈnəʊhaʊ] N (= knowledge) → conocimientos mpl; (= experience) → experiencia f; (= expertise) → pericia f
technical know-howconocimientos mpl técnicos

know-how

[ˈnəʊˌhaʊ] nknow-how m inv

know

(nəu) past tense knew (njuː) : past participle known verb
1. to be aware of or to have been informed about. He knows everything; I know he is at home because his car is in the drive; He knows all about it; I know of no reason why you cannot go.
2. to have learned and to remember. He knows a lot of poetry.
3. to be aware of the identity of; to be friendly with. I know Mrs Smith – she lives near me.
4. to (be able to) recognize or identify. You would hardly know her now – she has become very thin; He knows a good car when he sees one.
ˈknowing adjective
showing secret understanding. She gave him a knowing look.
ˈknowingly adverb
1. in a knowing manner. She smiled knowingly.
2. deliberately or on purpose. He would not knowingly insult her.
ˈknow-all noun
an unkind name for a person who thinks he knows everything.
ˈknow-how noun
the practical knowledge and skill to deal with something. She has acquired a lot of know-how about cars.
in the know
having information possessed only by a small group of people. People in the know tell me that she is the most likely person to get the job.
know backwards
to know extremely well or perfectly. He knows his history backwards.
know better
to be too wise or well-taught (to do something). She should know better at her age!; He should have known better than to trust them.
know how to
to have learned the way to. She already knew how to read when she went to school.
know the ropes
to understand the detail and procedure of a job etc.

know-how

خِبْرَةٌ know-how knowhow Know-how τεχνογνωσία pericia tietotaito savoir-faire vještina know-how ノウハウ 노하우 knowhow ekspertise wiedza technologiczna know-how методика производства know-how ความชำนาญในการทำสิ่งที่ยาก teknik bilgi bí quyết làm việc 技术
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