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known

 (nōn)
v.
Past participle of know.
adj.
Proved or generally recognized: the only known case; a known authority.
n.
Something that is known: In this instance, the only known is our actual profit margin.

known

(nəʊn)
vb
the past participle of know
adj
specified and identified: a known criminal.
n
a fact or entity known

known

(noʊn)

v.
1. pp. of know.
n.
2. a known quantity.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.known - apprehended with certainty; "a known quantity"; "the limits of the known world"; "a musician known throughout the world"; "a known criminal"
acknowledged - recognized or made known or admitted; "the acknowledged leader of the community"; "a woman of acknowledged accomplishments"; "his acknowledged error"
familiar - well known or easily recognized; "a familiar figure"; "familiar songs"; "familiar guests"
glorious - having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature"
unknown - not known; "an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"

known

Translations
známý
kendt
tunnettu
znan
知られている
알려진
känd
เป็นที่รู้จัก
được biết

known

[nəʊn]
A. PP of know
B. ADJ
1. [+ person, fact] → conocido
he is known as Herculeses conocido por el nombre de Hércules
she wishes to be known as Jane Beattiequiere que se la conozca como Jane Beattie
he is known as a man of great charmtiene fama de tener mucho encanto
it soon became known thattardó poco en saberse que ...
to be known for sthser conocido por algo
he is best known for his fictionse le conoce sobre todo por sus obras de ficción
he let it be known thatdio a entender que ...
to make o.s. known to sbpresentarse a algn
they made it known that they did not intend to prosecutedieron a saber que no tenían intención de interponer una acción judicial
to make one's presence known to sbhacer saber a algn que se ha llegado
to make one's wishes knownhacer que se sepa lo que uno desea
he is known to be unreliabletiene fama de no ser una persona en la que se pueda confiar
the most dangerous snake known to manla serpiente más peligrosa de todas las conocidas por el hombre
it's well known thates bien sabido que ..., es de todos conocido que ...
see also know A3
2. (= acknowledged) → reconocido
a known expertun experto reconocido como tal
an internationally known expertun experto conocido en todo el mundo

known

[ˈnəʊn]
pp of know
adj
[fact] → connu(e)
medical advice given in defiance of all known facts → des conseils médicaux allant à l'encontre de tous les faits connus
no known
There's no known cure for a cold → Il n'y a aucun traitement connu contre le rhume.
[criminal] → notoire
He was a known criminal → C'était un criminel notoire.
to be known for sth [+ characteristic, achievement] → être connu pour qch
a plant known for its healing properties → une plante connue pour ses propriétés médicinales
to be best known for sth → être surtout connu pour qch
to be widely known → être très connu

known

ptp of know
adjbekannt; expert alsoanerkannt; it is a known fact that …es ist (allgemein) bekannt, dass …; known quantitybekannte Größe

known

[nəʊn]
1. pp of know
2. adj (thief, facts) → noto/a; (expert) → riconosciuto/a, famoso/a

known

مَشْهُورٌ známý kendt bekannt γνωστός conocido tunnettu connu znan noto 知られている 알려진 bekend kjent znany conhecido известный känd เป็นที่รู้จัก bilinen được biết 知名的
References in classic literature ?
If Levin had been alone now with his brother Nikolay, he would have looked at him with terror, and with still greater terror waited, and would not have known what else to do.
Father, if you had known, when we were last together here, what even I feared while I strove against it - as it has been my task from infancy to strive against every natural prompting that has arisen in my heart; if you had known that there lingered in my breast, sensibilities, affections, weaknesses capable of being cherished into strength, defying all the calculations ever made by man, and no more known to his arithmetic than his Creator is, - would you have given me to the husband whom I am now sure that I hate?
Of late, the neglected bed in the Temple Court had known him more scantily than ever; and often when he had thrown himself upon it no longer than a few minutes, he had got up again, and haunted that neighbourhood.
SOCRATES: Not only that, my dear boy, but you may say further that I have never known of any one else who did, in my judgment.
It was only one line, and I have long known you never received it.
Well, now, I've known Casaubon ten years, ever since he came to Lowick.
She writes that you love me, and that she has long known it and seen it, and that you and she talked about me-- there.
The quixotic thing is the first that it occurs to you to do, because you're like that, because you're the straightest, whitest man I've ever known or shall know.
I told him I did not, and that as to what relations I had in the place, he might be sure I would make myself known to none of them while I was in the circumstances of a prisoner, and that as to the rest, we left ourselves entirely to him to assist us, as he was pleased to promise us he would do.
You certainly have less vanity than any man I've ever known," I said.
He would have marvelled that a whole people - women and children and aged - could travel so swiftly, had he not known the terror that drove them on.
Ah, senor," here exclaimed the niece, "remember that all this you are saying about knights-errant is fable and fiction; and their histories, if indeed they were not burned, would deserve, each of them, to have a sambenito put on it, or some mark by which it might be known as infamous and a corrupter of good manners.