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aware

[ uh-wair ]
/ 蓹藞w蓻蓹r /
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adjective
having knowledge; conscious; cognizant: aware of danger.
informed; alert; knowledgeable; sophisticated: She is one of the most politically aware young women around.
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Origin of aware

before 1100; Middle English, variant of iwar,Old English gew忙r watchful (cognate with Old High German, Old Saxon giwar,German gewahr), equivalent to ge-y- + w忙rware2

synonym study for aware

1. See conscious.

OTHER WORDS FROM aware

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British Dictionary definitions for aware

aware
/ (蓹藞w蓻蓹) /

adjective
(postpositive foll by of) having knowledge; cognizantaware of his error
informed of current developmentspolitically aware

Derived forms of aware

awareness, noun

Word Origin for aware

Old English gew忙r; related to Old Saxon, Old High German giwar Latin ver膿r墨 to be fearful; see beware, wary
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