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awareadjective [after verb]

uk   /əˈweər/  us   /-ˈwer/
B2 knowing that something ​exists, or having ​knowledge or ​experience of a ​particular thing: [+ that] I wasn't ​even aware that he was ​ill. Were you aware of the ​risks at the ​time? She was well (= very) aware that he was ​married. "Has Claude ​paid the ​phonebill?" "Not as ​far as I'm aware." (= I don't ​think so) I ​suddenlybecame aware of (= ​started to ​notice) him ​looking at me. having ​specialinterest in or ​experience of something and so ​knowing what is ​happening in that ​subject at the ​presenttime: to be ​ecologically/​politically aware sexually aware

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(Definition of aware from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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awareadjective

 us   /əˈweər/
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 ​actfairly as a ​juror in this ​trial?
awareness
noun [U]  us   /əˈweər·nəs/
His ​tragedy has ​brought a ​heightened awareness to the ​conditionssurrounding heatstroke.
(Definition of aware from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aware”
in Korean 알고 있는…
in Arabic مُدْرِك, مُلِم بِالشِّيء…
in Malaysian sedar…
in French conscient (de)…
in Russian осведомленный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意識到的, 明白的, 知道的…
in Italian consapevole, conscio…
in Turkish farkında, haberdar…
in Polish świadomy…
in Spanish informado, consciente…
in Vietnamese nhận thức…
in Portuguese consciente…
in Thai ตระหนักรู้…
in German (sich) bewußt…
in Catalan conscient…
in Japanese 知っている, 気づいて…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意识到的, 明白的, 知道的…
in Indonesian menyadari…
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