fund of knowledge

fund of knowledge

Information that a person has stored in memory about people, places, and things. The fund of stored memories increases with education and decreases in dementia.
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Not one of them was more attentive than the humble, unnoticed Woggle-Bug, and I acquired in this way a fund of knowledge that I will myself confess is simply marvelous.
Huldah's inspiring theme had been Boys, and she certainly had a fund of knowledge and experience that fitted her to write most intelligently upon it.
To this dumb language, which was so unintelligible to others, she answered by throwing her whole soul into the expression of her countenance, and in this manner were the conversations sustained between the blooming girl and the helpless invalid, whose body could scarcely be called a living one, but who, nevertheless, possessed a fund of knowledge and penetration, united with a will as powerful as ever although clogged by a body rendered utterly incapable of obeying its impulses.
You must not think," went on Marlow after a pause, "that on that morning with Fyne I went consciously in my mind over all this, let us call it information; no, better say, this fund of knowledge which I had, or rather which existed, in me in regard to de Barral.
He had amassed a considerable fund of knowledge concerning the disposition and strength of German troops, their methods of warfare, and the various ways in which a lone Tarmangani might annoy an army and lower its morale.
Now, you have a fund of knowledge and good sense and can advise me.
The research will provide a persuasive fund of knowledge to initiate, inform, and guide decision making and policy development in the following key areas: funding for Lawyer Assistance Programs, continuing legal education requirements, bar examination and admission requirements, discipline guidelines and procedures, malpractice, prevention, diversion, monitoring, early intervention, referral to treatment, strategies to reduce stigma, and increased career satisfaction and longevity among members of the bar.
Engaging with a students' particular fund of knowledge helps students to 'make sense of classroom literacy activities and their level of motivation and engagement are enhanced' (Fellowes & Oakley, 2013, p.
As Digby writes, "He had now acquired linguistic skills, a fund of knowledge regarding the behavior of individuals in Islamic society and skill in role-playing that impelled him towards the climacteric of his life, the journey to Mecca.
Our founders sought to establish a fund of knowledge and craft a set of rules of professional conduct for real estate appraisers.
Anyone reading the chapters on evolution cannot fail to be impressed with Coulter's fund of knowledge as a Creationist.
Someone in your community might know a lot about peak oil, and another has a fund of knowledge about chooks, so this information can be shared through regular meetings where a community evolves its own plan of action.

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