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conoscenti

[koh-nuh-shen-tee, kon-uh-; Italian kaw-naw-shen-tee] /ˌkoʊ nəˈʃɛn ti, ˌkɒn ə-; Italian ˌkɔ nɔˈʃɛn ti/
plural noun, singular conoscente
[koh-nuh-shen-tee; Italian kaw-naw-shen-te] /ˌkoʊ nəˈʃɛn ti; Italian ˌkɔ nɔˈʃɛn tɛ/ (Show IPA)
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
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cognoscenti

/ˌkɒnjəʊˈʃɛntɪ; ˌkɒɡnəʊ-/
plural noun (sing) -te (-tiː)
1.
(sometimes sing) people with informed appreciation of a particular field, esp in the fine arts; connoisseurs
Word Origin
C18: from obsolete Italian (modern conoscente), from Latin cognōscere to know, learn about

conoscenti

/ˌkɒnəʊˈʃɛntɪ/
plural noun (sing) -te (-tiː)
1.
a variant spelling of cognoscenti
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