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awareness

noun [U]     /əˈweə.nəs/ US  /-ˈwer-/
C1 knowledge that something exists, or understanding of a situation or subject at the present time based on information or experience: Public awareness of the problem will make politicians take it seriously. Environmental awareness has increased dramatically over the past decade.Knowledge and awareness
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