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awenoun [U]

uk   /ɔː/  us   /ɑː/

aweverb [T]

uk   /ɔː/  us   /ɑː/ (past tense and past participle UK aweing or US awing)
(Definition of awe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"awe" in American English

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awenoun [U]

 us   /ɔ/
a feeling of great respect, usually mixed with fear or surprise: I was too much in awe of him to address him directly.
awe-inspiring
If something is awe-inspiring, it causes you to admire or respect it a lot: Niagara Falls is an awe-inspiring sight.
awe
verb [T]  us   /ɔ/ (present participle awing)
The school kids were awed when Doug Flutie, the football star, entered the room.
(Definition of awe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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