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Meaning of “awareness” in the English Dictionary

"awareness" in British English

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awarenessnoun [U]

uk   /əˈweə.nəs/  us   /-ˈwer-/
C1 knowledge that something ​exists, or ​understanding of a ​situation or ​subject at the ​presenttimebased on ​information or ​experience: Public awareness of the ​problem will make ​politicians take it ​seriously. Environmental awareness has ​increaseddramatically over the past ​decade.

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

"awareness" in Business English

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awarenessnoun [U]

uk   us   /əˈweənəs/
knowledge and ​understanding of a particular ​activity, ​subject, etc.: customer/public/consumer awareness Assessment ​procedures reveal how ​effectively the ​brandtranslatescustomer awareness into ​purchases and ​retention.awareness of sth Recent ​campaigns have ​led to a dramatic ​increase in awareness of ​environmentalissues.build/increase/raise awareness The guidelines are an important ​tool for ​raising awareness about ​currentmanagementthinking.increasing/growing/heightened awareness Employees are using a heightened awareness of ​workflow and ​demand to ​cutwaste, ​eliminatecost, and ​boostquality.
(Definition of awareness from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “awareness”
in Arabic وَعي…
in Korean 인식…
in Portuguese consciência, conscientização…
in Catalan consciència…
in Japanese 認識, 自覚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意识…
in Turkish farkındalık, bilinçlenme, bilinç…
in Russian осведомленность, информированность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意識…
in Italian consapevolezza…
in Polish świadomość…
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