1) knowledge or understanding of what sth means/entails
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a clear understanding/knowledge/appreciation of what is happening
If you have a clear understanding of something, it means you have a good understanding or knowledge of that topic or situation. Similarly, a clear knowledge of something involves being an expert in that area. To acquire a deeper understanding/knowledge or appreciation of something means to have spent time in the pursuit of learning or experiencing things that have broadened your view. To have a deep understanding/knowledge or appreciation of something usually means you have a huge amount of knowledge or appreciation for something on many levels. These are phrases you will hear in many contexts to describe a person's understanding or level of interest or experience.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Before they continued, they had to make sure that everyonehad a clear understandingof their duties.
Following their training, the new employeeswill have a clear understanding of howto do their jobs.
After the training, I had a muchdeeper knowledge of what the job entailed.
By the end of the meeting, the Marketing Teamhad a much deeper appreciation of their Clients' needs.
Social Examples (Basic)
After reading the book I had a deeper understanding of the political situation in Northern Ireland.
As soon as I have a clear understanding of the rules of the road, I am going to take the theory test.
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