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wakingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈweɪ.kɪŋ/  us   /ˈweɪ.kɪŋ/
the moment when you wake: For a moment, between waking and sleeping, he couldn't understand where he was.

wakingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈweɪ.kɪŋ/  us   /ˈweɪ.kɪŋ/
used to refer to a period of time or an experience during which you are awake: Children are in school for 15 percent of their waking hours/life between birth and the age of 16. She seems to spend every waking moment/minute/hour (= all her available time) at the piano.
(Definition of waking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “waking”
in Chinese (Simplified) 清醒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清醒…
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