general knowledge


general knowledge
N-UNCOUNT
General knowledge is knowledge about many different things, as opposed to detailed knowledge about one particular subject.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • general knowledge — noun uncount knowledge about a wide range of subjects rather than detailed knowledge of a particular subject: a general knowledge test …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • general knowledge — n [U] knowledge of facts about many different subjects ▪ a general knowledge quiz …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • general knowledge — noun knowledge that is available to anyone • Syn: ↑public knowledge • Hypernyms: ↑cognition, ↑knowledge, ↑noesis • Hyponyms: ↑common knowledge, ↑light, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • general knowledge — /dʒɛnrəl ˈnɒlɪdʒ/ (say jenruhl nolij) noun 1. the broad based knowledge that an individual may have, across a range of topics, or relating to general areas within a particular topic: he has no particular specialty but has a very good general… …   Australian English dictionary

  • general knowledge — UK / US noun [uncountable] knowledge about a wide range of subjects rather than detailed knowledge of a particular subject a general knowledge test …   English dictionary

  • general knowledge — noun (U) knowledge of facts about many different subjects: a general knowledge quiz …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • general knowledge — noun General knowledge is used before these nouns: ↑quiz …   Collocations dictionary

  • general knowledge — basic knowledge of a wide range of subjects …   English contemporary dictionary

  • general knowledge — noun /ˈdʒɛnɹəl ˈnɒlɪdʒ The wide body of information that a person acquires from education and from life; not all of it has practical use …   Wiktionary

  • Society for the Diffusion of Christian and General Knowledge Among the Chinese — The Society for the Diffusion of Christian and General Knowledge Among the Chinese (S.D.C.K.) was founded in 1887 in Shanghai, China. It was founded and led by a group of American and British Methodist missionaries including Young John Allen,… …   Wikipedia


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