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Over the last year, his drug addiction and the paranoia it was bringing on had become common knowledge.

A few others did not recognize him initially, but his presence was soon common knowledge on the island.

What were revelations in 1983 are common knowledge today—at least among college-bound students, parents, and counselors.

It is common knowledge among those familiar with the rabbinic tradition that Haman was considered a descendant of the Amalekites.

That Aspinall was a scoundrel and a cheat became common knowledge after he died of cancer in 2000.

It is a matter of common knowledge that alcohol taken in small quantities does not do any apparent harm.

It is unnecessary to repeat in detail what has now become matter of common knowledge and is accessible to all.

There existed a tragic freemasonry between himself and this outcasted being, begotten of a common knowledge, a common experience.

Gypsies notoriously carried off desirable children; this was common knowledge in Newbern Center.

The ruthless measures resorted to in business and politics for the suppression of rivalry are a matter of common knowledge.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to common knowledge, such as: modern, ongoing, present, prevailing, fad, and general.

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