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a·ware

 (ə-wâr′)
adj.
1. Having knowledge or discernment of something: was aware of the difference between the two versions; became aware that the music had stopped.
2. Attentive and well informed: "Most scientists are thoughtful, liberal-minded and socially aware people" (Armand Marie Leroi).
3. Archaic Vigilant; watchful.

[Middle English, variant of iwar, from Old English gewær; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

a·ware′ness n.
Synonyms: aware, cognizant, conscious, sensible, awake
These adjectives mean having knowledge or discernment of something. Aware implies knowledge gained through one's own perceptions or by means of outside information: became aware of a cooling in their relationship; was not aware that the legislation passed.
Cognizant is a formal equivalent of aware: "Our research indicates that the nation's youth are cognizant of the law" (Jerry D. Jennings).
Conscious emphasizes the inner workings of the mind or the direct experience of the senses as opposed to knowledge gained through information: "Was Darwin really conscious of what he had done as he wrote his last professional lines?" (Stephen Jay Gould)."She was clearly conscious of the beauty of the night, its stars and sharp cold" (Oliver La Farge).
Sensible implies knowledge gained through intellectual perception: "I am sensible that the mention of such a circumstance may appear trifling" (Henry Hallam).
To be awake is to be fully alert to something: "He was as much awake to the novelty of attention in that quarter as Elizabeth herself could be" (Jane Austen).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.awareness - having knowledge of; "he had no awareness of his mistakes"; "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced"; "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive"
self-awareness - awareness of your own individuality
feel - an intuitive awareness; "he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it";
sense - a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
knowing - a clear and certain mental apprehension
2.awareness - state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness; "the crash intruded on his awareness"
consciousness - an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness"

awareness

noun
awareness of knowledge of, understanding of, appreciation of, recognition of, attention to, perception of, consciousness of, acquaintance with, enlightenment with, sensibility to, realization of, familiarity with, mindfulness of, cognizance of, sentience of The 1980s brought an awareness of green issues.

awareness

noun
The condition of being aware:
Translations
وَعي، إدْراك
povědomí o
bevidsthedforståelse
tietoisuus
vitund, meîvitund um; skilningur, næmi
zavest
bilincinde olmafarkında olma

awareness

[əˈwɛənɪs] Nconciencia f, conocimiento m
sexual awareness in the youngla conciencia sexual or los conocimientos sexuales de los jóvenes

awareness

[əˈwɛərnɪs] nconscience f
political awareness → conscience politique
environmental awareness → sensibilisation f aux problèmes environnementaux, sensibilisation f aux problèmes de l'environnement
to develop people's awareness of sth → sensibiliser le public à qch
to raise people's awareness of sth → rendre les gens plus conscients de qch

awareness

nBewusstsein nt; he showed no awareness of the urgency of the problemer schien sich der Dringlichkeit des Problems nicht bewusst zu sein; her tremendous awareness of the shades of meaning in the language/of other people’s feelingsihr außerordentlich waches Gespür für die Bedeutungsnuancen der Sprache/für die Empfindungen anderer; to increase one’s awareness of the outer worldseine Umwelt bewusster wahrnehmen

awareness

[əˈwɛənɪs] n (consciousness) → coscienza; (knowledge) → consapevolezza
to develop people's awareness (of) → sensibilizzare la gente (su)

aware

(əˈweə) adjective
knowing; informed; conscious (of). Is he aware of the problem?; Are they aware that I'm coming?
aˈwareness noun

awareness

n concientización f, sensibilización f; AIDS — week semana de concientización or sensibilización del SIDA
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It's believed to be the first time men's experiences of fertility problems have been studied and the findings are released during National Fertility Awareness Week which runs until November 5.
This years National Fertility Awareness Week marks the 40th anniversary of in vitro fertilisation, a treatment that initially represented faint hopes for families struggling with infertility and now has live birth success rates of 25 per cent in cycles with a woman's own, fresh, eggs.
The couple, speaking to highlight National Fertility Awareness Week, were told by doctors strenuous exercise released endorphins which could affect their chances, while chemicals from perfume or make-up could enter into the mother's bloodstream.
ACCORDING to Fertility UK, one in six couples face fertility issues and National Fertility Awareness Week (October 31 to November 6) is aimed at sharing advice and information for those affected.
Only recently have researchers begun to evaluate the effects of fertility awareness on infertility levels, decisions to continue care and elections to cease childbearing attempts (Williamson, 2014; Daniluk and Koert, 2014).
The discussions were structured by a topic guide that included specific questions about the perceived risks and benefits associated with the use of six different family planning methods: condom, pill, injectable, IUD, sterilization, and fertility awareness methods.
Hichborn charged that CRS used the publication "My Changing Body: Puberty and Fertility Awareness for Young People," which he said promotes abortifacient contraception, masturbation and condom use.
The service was due to run for the length of National Fertility Awareness Week (Oct 27 to Nov 2) but has now been extended to an as yet determined date.
In my experience in teaching the Theology of the Body (the whole last section of which takes up HV) and Christian Marriage, there can be confusion and misunderstanding when the term "NFP" is both used in the broader way to mean fertility awareness, discernment in how one will live out the call to conjugal love and family life (by means of daily communication between spouses and a life of prayer which is very important in the discernment of God's creative intention for them and their family), and periodic continence, and then when it is used reductively as avoiding pregnancy through "recourse to infertile times only.