Definition - Knowledge

TBR: From the KM Functions COP perspective, knowledge is what a person perfroming a KM Function needs to comprehend. See also roles, responsibilities, competences, skills and behaviors (and abilities).

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1. acquaintance with facts, truths, or principles, as from study or investigation; general erudition: knowledge of many things.
2. familiarity or conversance, as with a particular subject or branch of learning: A knowledge of accounting was necessary for the job.
3. acquaintance or familiarity gained by sight, experience, or report: a knowledge of human nature.
4. the fact or state of knowing; the perception of fact or truth; clear and certain mental apprehension.
5. awareness, as of a fact or circumstance: He had knowledge of her good fortune.

- See information. 4. understanding, discernment, comprehension; erudition, scholarship

Related Words
- cognition, noesis

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