Pronunciation: (kon"yu-shen'tē, kog"nu-), [key]
—sing. -tePronunciation: (-tē). [key]
persons who have superior knowledge and understanding of a particular field, esp. in the fine arts, literature, and world of fashion. Also,conoscenti.
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