cognisance


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Noun1.cognisance - having knowledge of; "he had no awareness of his mistakes"; "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced"; "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"
self-awareness - awareness of your own individuality
feel - an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it";
sense - a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
knowing - a clear and certain mental apprehension
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If I am taking cognisance of what is offered me by my senses I do so but to bring the results within the circle of my reason.
Nor was he less blamable for the manner in which he constituted the ephori; for these magistrates take cognisance of things of the last importance, and yet they are chosen out of the people in general; so that it often happens that a very poor person is elected to that office, who, from that circumstance, is easily bought.
Neither party would listen to the antiquaries who delivered learned lectures in the neighbourhood, showing the Bleeding Heart to have been the heraldic cognisance of the old family to whom the property had once belonged.
The old man told me he had not been in the Brazils for about nine years; but that he could assure me that when he came away my partner was living, but the trustees whom I had joined with him to take cognisance of my part were both dead: that, however, he believed I would have a very good account of the improvement of the plantation; for that, upon the general belief of my being cast away and drowned, my trustees had given in the account of the produce of my part of the plantation to the procurator-fiscal, who had appropriated it, in case I never came to claim it, one-third to the king, and two-thirds to the monastery of St.
Crime, which, under certain conditions, may seem to have created Individualism, must take cognisance of other people and interfere with them.
15 (ANI): Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has directed the authorities concerned to take cognisance into the matter of escort service websites promoting sex tourism in the state.
The writer must take cognisance that Andy Street is a Conservative and Ian Ward is Labour.
He said unfounded allegations prior to any investigation and evidence are highly regrettable and international community should take cognisance of this approach.
We are confident that the world community would take due cognisance of India's smear campaign against Pakistan and the deliberate creation of war hysteria," Faisal remarked.
Taking cognisance of the situation the government is taking keen interest in the promotion of forestry and increasing the forest cover in the country.
After taking cognisance of a NIA charge sheet, Judge Tarun Sahrawat directed the probe agency to supply the copies of the charge sheet to the accused.
COSLA's resources spokesperson, Councillor Gail Macgregor said: " We will take the claim away and consider it carefully, taking full cognisance that, as employers, our pay awards have to be both sustainable and affordable.