Definitions for "Cognizance"
Apprehension by the understanding; perception; observation.
Jurisdiction, or the power given by law to hear and decide controversies.
The hearing a matter judicially.
A form of defense in the action of replevin, by which the defendant insists that the goods were lawfully taken, as a distress, by defendant, acting as servant for another.
An acknowledgment of a fine of lands and tenements or confession of a thing done.
The distinguishing mark worn by an armed knight, usually upon the helmet, and by his retainers and followers: Hence, in general, a badge worn by a retainer or dependent, to indicate the person or party to which he belonged; a token by which a thing may be known.
Recollection; recognition.
having knowledge of; "he had no awareness of his mistakes"; "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced"; "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"
Cognizance is an annual technical festival held at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
Keywords:  perceived, scope, range
range or scope of what is perceived
Responsibility for negotiating for and inspecting the airplane