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adjective aware pronunciation in American English /əˈwer/

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  1. 1
    [never before noun] knowing about a situation or a fact
    As far as I’m aware, he didn’t say anything of the kind.
    aware of: They’re aware of the dangers.
    aware that: I was not aware that she had already spoken to you.
    make someone aware of something (=tell someone about something): If you have any problems, you should make management aware of them.
    well/fully/acutely (=very) aware: I was well aware of this fact.
  2. 2
    enthusiastic about and involved in something
    a lively magazine for aware and dynamic young people
    environmentally/politically/socially etc. aware: The organization aims to create a new generation of environmentally aware consumers and producers.
  3. 3
    if you become aware of someone or something, you notice it
    I became aware of someone following me.
    aware that: He suddenly became aware that the music had stopped.



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