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awakening

noun [S] uk   us   /əˈweɪ.kən.ɪŋ/
the act of starting to understand something or feel something: a religious awakening the awakening of public concern about the environment He's in for a rude awakening (= will be shocked) when he starts work!
Translations of “awakening”
in Chinese (Traditional) 覺醒,醒悟, 認識,意識…
in Russian пробуждение…
in Turkish uyanan, farkına varan, olup biteni anlayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 觉醒,醒悟, 认识,意识…
in Polish przebudzenie…
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