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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Taking a cue from the survey, the researchers have made specific recommendations and suggestions to policy makers to take cognisance of the scarcity of HRs and the ongoing experimentation with different models under the primary health care system.
Accordingly, I take cognisance of the case," Saini said.
Asking a trial court to take cognisance of the chargesheet, public prosecutor Rajiv Mohan said, " The accused burned their clothes and the clothes of the victims but we have secured the burnt clothes.