semantic memory

noun
your memory for meanings and general (impersonal) facts
Hypernyms: ↑long-term memory, ↑LTM

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semantic memory noun
A computer memory that recalls vast blocks of information corresponding to whole areas of human knowledge, eg language or mathematics, rather than specific items of data
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