Definition of knowledge-based in English:



  • 1Founded on an accumulation of facts or information.

    ‘a knowledge-based economy’
    • ‘knowledge-based technical capabilities’
    • ‘There is currently a paradigm shift in the tourism industry from a labour-intensive sector to a knowledge-based industry.’
    • ‘Their real future test will be how well they emphasize knowledge-based jobs.’
    • ‘Discussion centred mainly on the need to establish more knowledge-based employment, rather than assembly-line jobs in Ireland.’
    • ‘They will be concentrated in knowledge-based service industries, often in regional Australia.’
    • ‘Its increasingly knowledge-based economy needs a freer flow of information.’
    • ‘This notion could significantly affect the internationalization strategies of knowledge-based firms.’
    • ‘In addition, the company is smart and operates at the high end like a high value, knowledge-based manufacturer.’
    • ‘English is after all a skill-based, not a knowledge-based subject.’
    • ‘As our economy becomes more knowledge-based, the key assets of a business go home at night.’
    • ‘Are companies paying too much to acquire knowledge-based assets?’
    technological, technical
    1. 1.1(of a computer system) incorporating an underlying set of facts, assumptions, and rules.
      ‘The firm recently announced that the hotel chain has signed up for their Knowledge-based Translation System to better manage its global websites.’
      • ‘The system provides knowledge-based information for healthcare, safety, and the environment.’
      • ‘In the knowledge-based approach three new processes are added to the system.’
      • ‘Can minimal knowledge-based parsing improve data representation enough to result in meaningful improvements in the identification task and usability of online flora and fauna?’
      • ‘He has conducted research in knowledge-based systems, qualitative modeling, intelligent robotics, and computer chess.’
      • ‘Therefore, they are not suitable for the development of systems whose interactions should be knowledge-based.’