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knew

[ noo, nyoo ]
/ nu, nyu /
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verb

simple past tense of know1.

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH knew

gnu, knew , new
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British Dictionary definitions for knew

knew
/ (njuː) /

verb

the past tense of know
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