awake adjective Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
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awake

adjective
 
 
/əˈweɪk/
be/lie/stay, etc awake B1 to not be sleeping: Is Tom awake yet? I'm going to watch the late film if I can stay awake. The noise from the party kept me awake all night.Not sleeping and not unconscious
be wide awake to be completely awakeNot sleeping and not unconscious
Translations of “awake”
in Korean 잠이깬…
in Arabic مُسْتَيْقِظ…
in Portuguese acordado, desperto…
in Catalan despert…
in Japanese 目覚めている, 起きている…
in Italian sveglio, desto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醒着的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 醒着的…
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