knowhow
knowhow know"how`, know-how know"-how`(n[=o]"hou`) n. the knowledge and skill required to do something; practical knowledge for a specific task.

Syn: knowhow. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Knowhow — D✓Know how, Know|how [no: hau̮ , auch no:... ], das; [s] <englisch> (Wissen, wie man eine Sache praktisch verwirklicht oder anwendet) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • knowhow — n expertise, knowledge, experience, proficiency, competence, gumption, savoir faire, ability, capability, skill, ingenuity, dexterity, aptitude, adroitness, adeptness, talent, faculty, bent, flair, knack COLLOQ. savvy * * * knowˈ how or knowˈhow… …   Useful english dictionary

  • export of knowhow — transfer of technical or other knowledge to another country …   English contemporary dictionary

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