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EtymologyEdit

From Old French conoissance, from Late Latin cognōscentia, from Latin cognōscens.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ.nɛ.sɑ̃s/
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  • Rhymes: -ɑ̃s

NounEdit

connaissance f (plural connaissances)

  1. knowledge
    Avoir une bonne connaissance des animaux.
    To have a good knowledge of animals.
  2. acquaintance
    Faire la connaissance de quelqu'un.
    To become acquainted with someone/To get to know someone.

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