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common knowledge

Something that is (or is believed to be) generally or widely accepted as true, whether or not it has been verified or officially recognized. It's common knowledge that corporate interests play a major role in directing politicians and the laws they create. A healthy diet and regular exercise are the best defense against disease—common knowledge at this point.
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On these facts, does information become common knowledge at the time of the conference where the broad outline of the process is first broached, when more details are first published (in Japanese), or later when the information is published in an English-language journal?
That common knowledge was, in effect, that held by those sectors of the free community in a position to speak to that issue.
The addition of more network protocols and desktop client platforms and new features designed to make collaborative computing easier and more efficient makes Common Knowledge an ideal groupware tool for small and medium-sized organizations, institutions and government agencies.
The collaborative nature of Common Knowledge enables us to hold virtual meetings where you can thrash out ideas," said one of the beta program participants, Dave Edwards, president of Aurora Microsystems in Aurora, Ontario.
It is common knowledge that Princess Cruises is one of the most popular travel agents in Europe.
Similarly, the film's subjects - the devastation and lawlessness more than two decades of war have rendered in Afghanistan, and that country's just-deposed Taliban regime's oppressiveness - have swiftly and unexpectedly become common knowledge here on the other side of the world.
It is common knowledge that RCCL is in the forefront of building and adding very large luxury vessels to its fleet and we hope to see substantial additional revenue when those ships call at the ports that we serve.
It was common knowledge among radio audiences and later when TV came along that George Burns was Jack Benny's Achilles heel, or rib as it were, for he tickled it constantly.
While the benefits of organic have become common knowledge for most Americans, finding a wide variety of organic products in one place has not been easy.
It's just common knowledge that you don't proceed to pummel a guy like that just for getting some sort of point across.
All Balance Learning offerings incorporate a unique three-dimensional approach: self-paced, web-based learning to provide all employees with a common knowledge foundation; instructor-led workshops to help employees practice skills in a variety of role-play situations; and a series of follow-on activities that reinforce the application of skills on the job.
There's a lot of common knowledge about each other,'' he said.
The fact that immersion is the best way to learn a language has been common knowledge for decades.
Using SmartGuide(TM) technology HiCommand Path Provisioning leverages the common knowledge base of application-to-LUN connectivity and dependency information to provide rules and filters that minimize mistakes, and ensure provisioning operations adhere to unique IT requirements set by business needs.
It's common knowledge that City Section wrestlers don't stack up to their Southern Section contemporaries - no local City wrestler has finished among the state's top-six since 1989.