Definition of Public knowledge

1. Noun. Knowledge that is available to anyone.

Exact synonyms: General Knowledge
Generic synonyms: Cognition, Knowledge, Noesis
Specialized synonyms: Common Knowledge, Light, Open, Surface



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Public Knowledge

public figure
public figures
public finance
public good
public health
public holiday
public holidays
public house
public housing
public interest
public intoxication
public key
public key certificate
public key cryptography
public keys
public knowledge (current term)
public lavatory
public law
public lecture
public library
public life
public limited companies
public limited company
public mover
public nudity
public nuisance
public office
public officer
public officers
public offices

Literary usage of Public knowledge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1921)
"... military or naval forces, applies, though the false statements purport to constitute comment on matters pretended to be facts of public knowledge. 18. ..."

2. The Law of Unfair Competition and Trademarks: With Chapters on Good-will by Harry Dwight Nims (1917)
"Held, the sign described the building not the plaintiff's business and an injunction would not lie.33 § 102. Extent of public knowledge of Secondary Meaning ..."

3. The Law and Practice Relating to Letters Patent for Inventions by Roger William Wallace, John Bruce Williamson (1900)
"Anticipation by public knowledge. Where a defendant relies upon this objection it is not necessary to specify the particular works by which he proposes to ..."

4. The Treaty Making Power of the United States by Charles Henry Butler (1902)
"public knowledge as to the treaty-making power and its effects.—Any one, therefore, who examines the records of the great ..."

5. The Treaty Making Power of the United States by Charles Henry Butler (1902)
"public knowledge as to the treaty-making power and its effects.—Any one, therefore, who examines the records of the great contests over the adoption of the ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Insurance of Every Kind by Joseph Asbury Joyce (1917)
"or facts which are of public knowledge, or so notorious that the presumption may reasonably exist that the insurer has knowledge also said it was sufficient ..."

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