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I've been awake for hours.
Do you lie awake at night, worrying about things?
I managed to stay awake long enough to watch the film.
We've been kept awake all night by the noise.
She is fully awake to her responsibilities.
I was already wide awake before the alarm went off.
I want to be wide awake for the board meeting at ten.
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American English version of definition of awake
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a large cake decorated or filled with sweet foods such as fruit, cream, and chocolate
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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Definition of awake from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.