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adjective British English pronunciation: aware /əˈweə(r)/

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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 charity 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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