cognizance cognizance  /ˈkɑɡ nə zəns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) having knowledge of
  2. (n) range of what one can know or understand
  3. (n) range or scope of what is perceived

Usage(s):

  1. Madison said that religion is ''not within the cognizance of civil government.
  2. The state takes no cognizance of private sin until it becomes a public crime.
  3. I lost cognizance, concentration and focus.

News

  • Patients In A Vegetative State May One Day Interact With The Outside World

    Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The concept of being in a coma or vegetative state is only made the more frightening when you add in the possibility that while lying there, hooked to medical equipment and having one’s life prolonged by a support system, a cognizance of one’s surroundings damns you to a waking nightmare of unknown duration. Thankfully, those in a ...
    on November 3, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. Mugabe added that implementation of his government's empowerment initiative would "take cognizance of the need to promote growth of the mining industry".
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Robert Mugabe Source: Moneyweb (blog)

  2. Calling the incident "shameful", National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Girija Vyas said: "We have taken cognizance of the matter and have send our team to probe into the matter, after which a report will be submitted."
    on Apr 16, 2009 By: Girija Vyas Source: Hindustan Times

  3. "In view of such pre-judgment, it is no longer proper for the DOJ and the DOJ panel to take cognizance of the reinvestigation," Lacson said in the petition.
    on Oct 1, 2009 By: Panfilo Lacson Source: ABS CBN News

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