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aware

adjective  /əˈweər/ us  
knowing that something exists, or having knowledge or experience of a particular thing: [+ (that) clause] We were just not aware (that) garbage would be a problem, that we ever would need to recycle. Are you aware of any reason why you cannot act fairly as a juror in this trial?
awareness
noun [U]  /əˈweər·nəs/ us  
His tragedy has brought a heightened awareness to the conditions surrounding heatstroke.
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