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Definition of know noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

know

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//nəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//noʊ//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English cnāwan (earlier gecnāwan) ‘recognize, identify’, of Germanic origin; from an Indo-European root shared by Latin (g)noscere, Greek gignōskein, also by can and ken.Idioms
in the know
 
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(informal) having more information about something than most people Somebody in the know told me he's going to resign.
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