"all-knowing" meaning in English

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Adjective

Etymology: From all- + knowing. Etymology templates: {{prefix|en|all|knowing}} all- + knowing Head templates: {{en-adj|-|head=all-knowing}} all-knowing (not comparable)
  1. Knowing everything; omniscient. Tags: not-comparable
    Sense id: all-knowing-en-adj-kJTv.bkD Categories (other): English terms prefixed with all- Synonyms: omniscient

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