Aug 25, 2015

Word of The Day by @Only4TheReal 8/25/15



Cognizance 
  1. awareness, realization, or knowledge; notice; perception: The guests took cognizance of the snide remark.
  2. Law.
    1. judicial notice as taken by a court in dealing with a cause.
    2. the right of taking jurisdiction, as possessed by a court.
    3. acknowledgment; admission, as a plea admitting the fact alleged in the declaration.
  3. the range or scope of knowledge, observation, etc.: Such understanding is beyond his cognizance.
  4. Heraldry. a device by which a person or a person's servants or property can be recognized; badge.

Also, cog·ni·sance.