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[met-uh-kog-nish-uh n] /ˌmɛt ə kɒgˈnɪʃ ən/

noun, Psychology.
higher-order thinking that enables understanding, analysis, and control of one’s cognitive processes, especially when engaged in learning.
(psychol) thinking about one’s own mental processes

awareness and understanding one’s thinking and cognitive processes; thinking about thinking


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