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  • n. Plural form of known.

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Examples

  • Born a little less then twenty years ago, Alvin knowns he is different from his companions.

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  • The "knowns" -- the gifted Galt MacDermott, the ingenious British designer John Bury, the not yet knighted Peter Hall, couldn't have had better pedigrees for approaching a piece of such ambition: there was a space ship that sailed over the orchestra; trampolines cratered into the stage to bounce us like 'low gravity' might, and a massive rocket tail would blast us all off at the show's end in quadraphonic sound.

    Melanie Chartoff: Spine-tingling"Spiderman"--for All the Wrong Reasons

  • Decision makers should ask themselves what new "knowns" would change their views.

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  • There will be plenty of challenging "knowns" and "unknowns" ahead for the Government.

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  • Richard Warnick: My retort to Rumsfeld is he never watched out for the unknown "knowns," the things you think you know ...

    One Utah

  • The city must move ahead with the "knowns," which are these: Costs are up, revenues are down, and the outlook is less than positive.

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  • Even exercising caution and giving due consideration of all the "knowns", when you take a risk things can get messy and the "crisis" will require something of you.

    No Safe Distance

  • "knowns" are the recapitalisation of the banks, the conduct of the banking inquiry and the publication of what is expected to a politically explosive report into the goings-on in the

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  • "knowns" are the recapitalisation of the banks, the conduct of the banking inquiry and the publication of what is expected to a politically explosive report into the goings-on in the Dublin Docklands Development Authority.

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  • “DRILL BABY DRILL” also knowns as what slimy sarah paling scream when getting hammered

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