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Synonyms for conversance

personal knowledge or information about someone or something

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Participants gained the lowest scores on the inquisitiveness and conversance subscale, implying that Taiwanese people are generally not likely to be inquisitive.
Knowledge could be defined as (Online dictionary) "acquaintance with facts, truths, or principles," or "familiarity or conversance, as with a particular subject" or "the fact or state of knowing".
46) In part, the inattention to Establishment Clause constraints may simply reflect the legal community's much greater conversance in general with equal protection and due process doctrine than with Establishment Clause doctrine.
Sometimes the lack of conversance with modern technology on the part of engineers is astonishing.
Conversance with radio technology was considered to be an important skill for national defense (like putting on a gas mask), and the signaler (sviazist) would later appear regularly as a heroic and resourceful figure on the killing fields of the Great Patriotic War.
Abdessalam Triki and to sisterly Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, for his valuable efforts as President of the 64th session of the General Assembly, for his deep conversance with international affairs and his wise approach in dealing with crucial, complex and delicate issues, serving the interests of our peoples and nations and enhancing the role of the General Assembly in international relations.
The exchange of greeting cards is illustrative of how the representation of these surgeries within an everyday social practice participates not only in promotion of, and cultural conversance with, cosmetic surgeries but also in the (re)production of very specific standards of feminine embodiment.
In order to level out these audio transmissions, TV5's engineers specified a Junger Audio C8000 Level Magic system, which was supplied by Conversance Systems Network Solutions, via Junger Audio Asia.
Four areas on the board were chosen to be monitored for X, Y and A conversance, as shown in the enclosed white boxes.
10 Sperulo's membership in Cortese's fifteenth-century academy is significant, since it would have afforded him intimate conversance with informal academic uses of music in High-Renaissance Rome, specifically through the agency of direct contact with such celebrated poet-musicians as the renowned Bernardo Accolti (the so-called "Unico Aretino") and the equally-renowned Serafino Aquilano, as well as Jacopo Corsi, all of whom were Cortese's compagni (Cummings 2004: 83, 237 n.
The band was the Orchestra of Opera North, which showed the conversance with baroque style that one expects from contemporary musicians even when using modern equipment.
Most readers associate Eliot with the idea of inwardness in the form of her masterful psychological approach to character, and Michael Davis's recent book situates her skill in the context of 19th-century psychology, showing her conversance with a complex and erudite mass of contemporary works on psychology, most importantly those of her husband.
Whether we are confronted with Humbert's inadvertent misreading of the book (unorthodox for the learned litterateur, unless his reading of it lies in its unreadability, as scholars would often put it) or a simple test of our erudition and conversance with the Wake is a question left on an indeterminate note.
Further fresh development may be seen in the poetry of Shelley, with which Browning had considerable current conversance since in 1851 he had prepared (for publication in 1852) a wide-ranging "Introductory Essay" on the poet.
No one may easily settle with regard to the ability to perceive, whether this is a capability without conversance or a conversant capability.