WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2018
cog•ni•zant /ˈkɑgnəzənt/USA pronunciation  adj. [be + ~ + of]
  • aware;
    mindful:is cognizant of the problem.
  • See -gnos-.
    WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2018
    cog•ni•zant  (kognə zənt, konə-),USA pronunciation adj. 
    1. having cognizance;
      aware (usually fol. by of ):He was cognizant of the difficulty.
    2. having legal cognizance.
    • cogniz(ance) + -ant 1810–20
      • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  conscious. 


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    cognizant, cognisant /ˈkɒɡnɪzənt ˈkɒnɪ-/ adj
    1. (usually followed by of) aware; having knowledge



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