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  • v  be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
  • v  know how to do or perform something
  • v  be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt
  • v  be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object
    This flower is known as a Peruvian Lily
  • v  have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
    have you ever known hunger?
  • v  accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
  • v  have fixed in the mind
  • v  have sexual intercourse with
  • v  know the nature or character of
  • v  be able to distinguish, recognize as being different
  • v  perceive as familiar
  • a  apprehended with certainty
    a known quantity
    the limits of the known world
    a musician known throughout the world
    a known criminal

  • It did not take long for Riduan Isamuddinthe al-Qaeda operative better known as Hambalito prove that rule.
  • It's the kind of news that's been known to cause shortness of breath, sudden cardiac arrest, revolvers pulled from bedside drawers.
  • The Cuban dictator's brother has long been known as Fidel's enforcer.
News & Articles

  • City known for Polish ties shows it's much more
    HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) - Diversity is snapping in the wind in a small Detroit-area city best known for its Polish heritage. Eighteen flags were raised Saturday on a busy street in Hamtramck to represent the roots of many residents. They included Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia, Lebanon and the U.S.
    June 15, 2013 - WLNS Lansing
  • Vietnam arrests well-known blogger for criticism
    Vietnamese police have arrested one of the country's best known bloggers for posting criticism of the communist government, intensifying a crackdown against Internet-fuelled dissent in the one-party, authoritarian state.
    June 15, 2013 - KATU Portland
  • Known Fairfield felon nabbed after chase
    Fairfield police arrested a known felon Tuesday after he failed to yield to officers who initiated a traffic stop, and then bailed out and fled, leading police on a yard-by-yard search before he was finally found hiding in a local residence,
    June 13, 2013 - The Vacaville Reporter
Quotes

  • Roger Clemens in CNN
    When our government has information on a known extremist and that information is not shared and acted upon as it should have been so that this extremist boards a plane with dangerous explosives that could have cost nearly 300 lives, a systemic... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA FOXNews (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://whitehouse.blogs.foxnews.com/2009/12/29/systemic-failure/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGt-SHWzvb_fIA9t91NK4NonCOjSg Dec 29, 2009 56212 74318 known If I would've known what this man, what Brian McNamee (had) said in this report, I would have been down there in a heartbeat to take care of it," Clemens said.

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