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"unaware" in British English

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unawareadjective [after verb]

uk   /ˌʌn.əˈweər/  us   /-ˈwer/
B2 not ​understanding or ​realizing something: [+ that] He was unaware that the ​police were ​watching him. I was ​completely unaware of the ​problem.

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

"unaware" in American English

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unawareadjective

 us   /ˌʌn·əˈweər/
not ​knowing that something ​exists, or not having ​knowledge or ​experience of something: I was unaware of the ​risksinvolved. [+ that clause] Bowman was unaware that the ​car was gone.
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