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Definition of General knowledge

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basic knowledge of a wide range of subjects
General knowledge Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

1. knowledge that is available to anyone
(synonym) public knowledge
(hypernym) cognition, knowledge, noesis
(hyponym) common knowledge
General knowledge Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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General knowledge has been defined in differential psychology as "culturally valued knowledge communicated by a range of non-specialist media" and encompassing a wide subject range. This definition excludes highly specialized learning that can only be obtained with extensive training and information confined to a single medium. General knowledge is an important component of crystallized intelligence and is strongly associated with general intelligence, and with openness to experience.

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