English version

a working knowledge of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha working knowledge of somethinga working knowledge of somethingKNOW somethingenough knowledge of a system, subject, language etc to be able to use it or to do a particular job 🔊 A good working knowledge of the building regulations is necessary for the job. working
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a working knowledge of somethingAndy has a good working knowledge of accounting practices.Ideally, you will have a degree in engineering or science with a working knowledge of heat transfer mechanisms.Lambert was himself a skilled administrator, with a working knowledge of sanitary reform.In this case, having a working knowledge of the types of microcomputer available will be important.Those who supervise clerical supervisors must have a working knowledge of word processing, communications, data processing, and recordkeeping.
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