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known

EN[nəʊn] [nɔʊn]
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    Definition of known in English Dictionary

  • NounPLknowns
    1. (algebra) A variable or constant whose value is already determined.
      1. Any fact or situation which is known or familiar.
      2. Verb
        1. past participle of know.
        2. AdjectiveCOMbetter knownSUPbest known
          1. Identified as a specific type; renowned, famous.
            1. He was a known pickpocket. ‎
          2. Researched, accepted, familiar.
            1. As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels. The reason plaque forms isn’t entirely known, but it seems to be related to high levels of cholesterol inducing an inflammatory response, which can also attract and trap more cellular debris over time.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • As various foods and sweeteners are known to contain glycyrrhiza, which contains GL, a glycoside of GA, we regulated the meals of subjects during this study.
            • It is well known that air bubbles attach to hydrophobic surfaces; in other words, such surfaces are partially dewetted by water.
            • An extended phase diagram describing the regions of stability of all known types of DWs in permalloy nanostrips is provided.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Mr. Biden’s decision had earthquakelike magnitude in Hillaryland, as Mrs. Clinton’s closest supporters are collectively known.
            • Whether it is degraded and newly synthesized or dispersed throughout the cytoplasm and subsequently reaggregated at the spindle is not known.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
              • Verbs
                • Verb forms
                  • Irregular verb forms
                    • Irregular past participles
                    • Participles
                      • Past participles
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                4. en knownness
                5. en known known
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                Meaning of known for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "known" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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