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Synonyms for cognoscente

an expert able to appreciate a field

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Yabu, 60, and Pushelberg, 59, who run the international design firm Yabu Pushelberg, are certainly familiar with the design cognoscenti.
The powerful media attention trained upon this year's Grand National has helped create a furore that will not be easily quelled (the Scottish National didn't help) and, while defenders of the race may talk sense as far as the cognoscenti is concerned, it isn't the cognoscenti whom they need to convince.
Caption: Architect Frank Gehry was feted by the cognoscenti of the architecture, design, and real estate worlds during a birthday celebration in the 76th floor penthouse of his new residential skyscraper at 8 Spruce Street.
Clever bit of kit, I was told, that is much in demand by the cognoscenti So I was surprised when John Langford sent me this picture of one.
The most striking impression one gets from all the chatter about Tehran is the boundless ignorance of too many of the would-be cognoscenti unspooling ready-made theories about
Belgian cognoscenti For the glitzy but laid-back eastern town is a mecca for the Belgian cognoscenti.
Those who read Greenspan, Gladwell, Woodward, and even the disparate Friedmans are long-time cognoscenti.
These unique events will only be available to a small elite of "founder patrons" who are currently being selected from the top 500 private collectors, gallerists and cognoscenti of the art world, according to Professor Bean.
According to Mike Kimberley, CEO of Group Lotus plc, 'This award from iMotor readers is particularly special as it demonstrates that we have produced a car that already has a fan base amongst the cognoscenti, despite the car being a few months away from the sale date in the spring.
If Liverpool is to have a real queer network then it has to include and appeal to everyone and not just those perceived as the cognoscenti.
Now, as the retail cognoscenti (look it up) that you are, you will realise that if we are to, well, control food price inflation and, erm, ensure fair play and, oh, stuff, then we need a tough man at the top.
Yavlinsky met with a group of cognoscenti from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), the private U.
IT'S been key to The Bluetones' enduring success that their punchy pop appeals to both the NME cognoscenti and the Smash Hits creche - and the fifth album continues in the same vein.
While minimalism is often dismissed as an acquired taste of the architectural cognoscenti, the appointment of David Chipperfield and the broad public support for this spare and uncompromisingly modern building suggest otherwise and confound the notion of a conservative American Midwest.
What has struck me is the power of publicity, to encourage so many millions to read a book which the cognoscenti in the literary field do not think all that much of.