knowing knowing  /ˈnoʊ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a clear and certain mental apprehension
  2. (adj) evidencing the possession of inside information
  3. (adj) characterized by conscious design or purpose
  4. (adj) alert and fully informed
  5. (adj) highly educated; having extensive information or understanding

Usage(s):

  1. Since Piaget, the territory has been widely colonized by those who write about women's ways of knowing, Afrocentric ways of knowing, even the computer's ways of knowing.
  2. But knowing that I did want to make a difference.
  3. It's knowing some cultural information which one can assume, but one must be wrong.

News

  1. Miami Dolphins find reason to celebrate in offense’s simulated success

    Seconds ticking away. Ryan Tannehill calling signals, knowing he eventually needs a touchdown, but first needs a fourth-down conversion.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Palm Beach Post

  2. Gardening where you are with roses

    When it comes to plant selection, knowing your place makes a world of difference, saving you time, money, and frustration. Choosing plants proven to thrive in a particular area makes gardening rewarding. Roses provide an excellent illustration. We Iowans may admire magazine pictures of climbers topping trellises or hybrid tea roses gracing a garden somewhere else, but we will be happiest ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Mt. Pleasant News

  3. NHL on NBC: Game 1 earns best rating since 1997; Pierre McGuire’s honor defended

    The NHL entered the 2013 Stanley Cup Final knowing that the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins were going to be a ratings smash in the U.S., based on the strength of the local viewership numbers and the attention this … Continue reading ?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Puck Daddy via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "Knowing as she did the threats to her life ...... she risked everything in her attempt to win democracy in Pakistan and she has been assassinated by cowards afraid of democracy," Brown said in a televised statement.
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: Reuters UK

  2. "We all know that contracts are valid in this country, but they need to be looked at," said Mitch McConnell. "Did they enter into these contracts knowing full well that, as a practical matter, the taxpayers of the United States were going to...
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Mitch McConnell Source: 조선일보(영문판)

  3. "For while Senator McCain was turning his sights to Iraq just days after 9/11, I stood up and opposed this war, knowing that it would distract us from the real threats we face," Obama said in late August.
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

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