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knowledge

(Awareness), noun acquaintance, appreciation, appreciativeness, cognition, comprehension, consciousness, discernment, familiarity, grasp, information, intellection, intelligence, ken, know-how, mindfulness, perception, percipience, realization, recognition
Associated concepts: actual knowledge, actual notice, common knowledge, constructive knowledge, discovery, full knowledge, guilty knowledge, implied knowledge, immuted knowledge, judicial notice, knowledge sufficient to form a belief, scienter

knowledge

(Learning), noun cognitio, command, doctrina, education, enlightenment, erudition, expertise, familiarity, familiarization, information, ken, know-how, mastery, proficiency, scholarship, scientia, skill, study, wisdom
Foreign phrases: Idem est scire aut scire debet aut poouisse.To be bound to know or to be able to know is the same as to know. Lex neminem cogit ostendere quod nescire praesumitur. The law compels no one to divulge that which he is presumed not to know. Scienti et vooenti non fit injuria. A wrong is not done to a person who understands and consents. Ignorantia praesumitur ubi scientia non probatur. Ignorance is presumed where knowledge is not proved. Ignorantia facti. Ignorance of facts excuses; ignorance of law does not excuse. Scientia utrimque par pares contrahentes facit. Equal knowlldge on both sides makes the contracting parties equal.
See also: apprehension, caliber, certainty, certification, cognition, comprehension, concept, disclosure, discrimination, edification, education, experience, information, intelligence, news, notification, perception, realization, reason, recognition, science, scienter, skill, specialty, study, understanding

KNOWLEDGE. Information as to a fact.
     2. Many acts are perfectly innocent when the party performing them is not aware of certain circumstances attending them for example, a man may pass a counterfeit note and be guiltless, if he did not know it was so he may receive stolen goods if he were not aware of the fact that they were stolen. In these and the like cases it is the guilty knowledge which makes the crime. See, as to the manner of proving guilty knowledge, Arch. Cr. Pl. 110, 111. Vide Animal. Dog; Evidence ignorance; Scienter.

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The flow of knowledge among individuals, groups and organizations is called as knowledge flow.
The traditional definition of KM refers to the process of creating, capturing, organizing, transferring, and using knowledge to enhance organizational performance.
All of the participants thought that being able to apply mathematical knowledge to other mathematical tasks or problems and to other contexts such as science and social sciences is an important task of knowing and understanding mathematics.
Competitors are spending a great deal of resources trying to understand an organization's next moves, and competitors are fierce in their efforts to make their opponent's proprietary technology common knowledge in the marketplace.
Many studies find that schooling, by fostering greater verbal and cognitive sophistication, indirectly fosters greater civic knowledge and political tolerance.
How will roles change to support the knowledge initiative?
According to the study, knowledge organizations can be categorized on the basis of their knowledge utilization--the way they deploy their knowledge resource.
Reflecting the assumed shortcomings of existing media, this paper is dealing with the question whether there exists instructional material (textbooks, software) which can promote argumentative knowledge construction systematically and efficiently.
Nevertheless, the researchers conclude that levels of STD knowledge among the adolescents interviewed are "unacceptably low" for their age.
The modules themselves are as follows: (1) Self, (2) Society, and (3) Knowledge, both discovered and undiscovered.
The better knowledge management initiatives," says Brian Hackett, a senior program manager at the Conference Board and author of its report on KM, "are those in which the company understands what the knowledge in their business is -- what it is their business does that's knowledge-based.
Cutting-edge software can take the knowledge worker far in searching out only recent information or documents by particular authors.

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