cognizance


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cognizance

, cognisance
Law
a. the right of a court to hear and determine a cause or matter
b. knowledge of certain facts upon which the court must act without requiring proof
c. Chiefly US confession
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Nor did Leon Guggenhammer fail to mention cognizance of that old affair.
They were hunters--the lowest plane in the evolution of the human race of which science takes cognizance.
It is a lucky thing for you that I shall take no formal cognizance of this offence; if I did, you would come up as an old offender, and of course you have no gun license
Standing out of the way, he had watched his captain walk the weather-side of the poop, he took full cognizance of his liking for that inexplicably strange man and saw him swerve towards the companion and go down below with sympathetic if utterly uncomprehending eyes.
In the course of fifteen or eighteen months' daily and constant attention to this eminent finishing governess, what a deal of secrets Amelia learned, which Miss Wirt and the black-eyed young ladies over the way, which old Miss Pinkerton of Chiswick herself, had no cognizance of
Yet it is an indubitable fact, within the cognizance of this history, that five minutes after he had left the house in the self-same hat, the same descendant of the Scadgerses and connexion by matrimony of the Powlers, shook her right-hand mitten at his portrait, made a contemptuous grimace at that work of art, and said
The two ministers took cognizance of theAa business processes in the various offices that represent the parties intervening in the Tunisian foreign trade operations and the Office of Merchant Navy and Ports and the Office of Tunisians Abroad.
Markus Loning, German Federal Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, on a visit to Tunisia to take cognizance of the situation in the refugee camp on the Tunisian-Libyan border.
The state government was embarrassed after the court took cognizance of Deshmukh's instructions to police not to any action.
Il is provided a two-step procedure (see Art 6): - candidates, after taking cognizance of the case, establish their proposal and submit their case along with their offer, each candidate is then invited to a hearing, including the date and time will be set by the subscriber.
ALMELO, the Netherlands, September 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Supervisory Board of Royal Ten Cate has taken cognizance of the fact that Mr L.
Rather than signal a return to purified ideas of painting and sculpture, the imperfect appearance and precise, self-conscious shabbiness found in many of the contributions by the twenty-four mostly German, British, and American artists indicated what was really at stake: a reexamination of the basic ideas of modernism in light of the very contemporary cognizance that every detail of presentation and production is already contaminated by specific histories.