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English definition of “awake”

awake

adjective [after verb]     /əˈweɪk/
B1 not sleeping : "Is Oliver awake yet ?" "Yes, he's wide (= completely ) awake and running around his bedroom ." I find it so difficult to stay awake during history lessons . I drink a lot of coffee to keep me awake. She used to lie awake at night worrying about how to pay the bills .Not sleeping and not unconscious be awake to sth mainly UK If you are awake to something, you know about it: Businesses need to be awake to the advantages of European integration .Aware
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