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or knowl·edg·a·ble  (nŏl′ĭ-jə-bəl)
Possessing or showing knowledge or intelligence; perceptive and well-informed.

knowl′edge·a·bil′i·ty n.
knowl′edge·ably adv.


(ˈnɒlɪdʒəbəl) or


possessing or indicating much knowledge
ˈknowledgeableness, ˈknowledgableness n
ˈknowledgeably, ˈknowledgably adv


or knowl•edg•a•ble

(ˈnɒl ɪ dʒə bəl)

possessing or exhibiting knowledge, insight, or understanding; well-informed; perceptive.
knowl′edge•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.knowledgeable - highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"
educated - possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
2.knowledgeable - alert and fully informed; "a knowing collector of rare books"; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on"
informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"
3.knowledgeable - thoroughly acquainted through study or experience; "this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson; "knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read
experienced, experient - having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation


1. well-informed, acquainted, conversant, au fait (French), experienced, understanding, aware, familiar, conscious, switched-on (informal), in the know (informal), sussed (Brit. slang), cognizant, in the loop, au courant (French), clued-up (informal) school-age children who were very knowledgeable about soccer
2. intelligent, lettered, learned, educated, scholarly, erudite He was a knowledgeable and well-read man.


1. Provided with information; made aware:
2. Having or showing intelligence, often of a high order:
Informal: brainy.
حَسَنُ الإِطِّلاعِواسِع الإطِّلاع
jól informált
sem er vel aî sér
am hiểu


[ˈnɒlɪdʒəbl] ADJ [person] (gen) → informado; (in specific subject) → entendido (about en) [remark] → erudito
she's very knowledgeable about antiqueses muy entendida en antigüedades, sabe mucho de antigüedades


[ˈnɒlɪdʒəbəl] adjbien informé(e)
to be knowledgeable about sth → s'y connaître en qch
She's very knowledgeable about computers → Elle s'y connaît bien en informatique.knowledge-based [ˈnɒlɪdʒbeɪst] n
[society, economy] → de la connaissance; [product] → basé sur la connaissance
The shift from an industrial to a knowledge-based economy → Le passage d'une économie industrielle à une économie de la connaissance
[system] → expert inv


adj personkenntnisreich, bewandert; reportgut fundiert; to be knowledgeableviel wissen (→ about über +acc)


[ˈnɒlɪdʒəbl] adj (person) → ben informato/a; (remark) → pertinente


(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.


حَسَنُ الإِطِّلاعِ erudovaný vidende kenntnisreich γνώστης entendido tietäväinen instruit upućen bene informato 見識のある 박식한 op de hoogte velinformert dobrze poinformowany instruído осведомленный kunnig มีความรู้ bilgili am hiểu 知识渊博的
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