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 for Cognition
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cognition \Cog*ni"tion\, n. [L. cognitio, fr. cognoscere,
     cognitum, to become acquainted with, to know; co- + noscere,
     gnoscere, to get a knowledge of. See Know, v. t.]
     1. The act of knowing; knowledge; perception.
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              I will not be myself nor have cognation
              Of what I feel: I am all patience.    --Shak.
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     2. That which is known.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cognition
      n 1: the psychological result of perception and learning and
           reasoning [syn: cognition, knowledge, noesis]

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