knowledgeable

or knowl·edg·a·ble

[ nol-i-juh-buhl ]
/ ˈnɒl ɪ dʒə bəl /

adjective

possessing or exhibiting knowledge, insight, or understanding; intelligent; well-informed; discerning; perceptive.

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Origin of knowledgeable

First recorded in 1600–10; knowledge + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for knowledgeable

knowledgeable

knowledgable

/ (ˈnɒlɪdʒəbəl) /

adjective

possessing or indicating much knowledge

Derived forms of knowledgeable

knowledgeableness or knowledgableness, nounknowledgeably or knowledgably, adverb
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