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English definition of “consciousness”


noun [U] (AWAKE)    /ˈkɒn.ʃəs.nəs/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/
B2 the state of being awake , thinking , and knowing what is happening around you: He lost consciousness after his accident and never recovered / regained it.Not sleeping and not unconscious
(Definition of consciousness noun (AWAKE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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