Meaning of “waken” in the English Dictionary

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"waken" in British English

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wakenverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈweɪ.kən/ us /ˈweɪ.kən/ formal

to (cause to) wake from sleep:

I shook him but he didn't waken.
Waken me at 7.00, would you?

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

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