[ uh-wair-nis ]
/ əˈwɛər nɪs /
the state or condition of being aware; having knowledge; consciousness: The object of the information drive is to raise awareness of what spreads HIV/AIDS.
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OTHER WORDS FROM awarenesshy·per·a·ware·ness, nouno·ver·a·ware·ness, nounself-a·ware·ness, noun
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[ uh-wair ]
/ əˈwɛər /
having knowledge; conscious; cognizant: aware of danger.
informed; alert; knowledgeable; sophisticated: She is one of the most politically aware young women around.
Origin of aware
synonym study for aware
1. See conscious.
OTHER WORDS FROM awarea·ware·ness, nounhy·per·a·ware, adjectiveself-a·ware, adjectivewell-a·ware, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for awarenesses
/ (əˈwɛə) /
(postpositive foll by of) having knowledge; cognizantaware of his error
informed of current developmentspolitically aware
Derived forms of awareawareness, noun
Word Origin for aware
Old English gewær; related to Old Saxon, Old High German giwar Latin verērī to be fearful; see beware, wary
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