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v. a·wak·ened, a·wak·en·ing, a·wak·ens
1. To wake up: I awakened at 6:00 am.
2. To become aware of something: He finally awakened to the fact that he was wrong.
1. To cause to wake up: A barking dog awakened me during the night.
2. To cause (someone) to become aware; alert or enlighten: The news awakened her to the truth.
3. To stir up or produce (a memory or feeling, for example): Her new job awakened in her a sense of responsibility. See Usage Note at wake1.
[Middle English awakenen, from Old English āwæcnian : ā-, on, up; see a-2 + wæcnian, to waken; see waken.]
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the start of a feeling or awareness in a person: a picture of an emotional awakening.
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a•wak•en•ing(əˈweɪ kə nɪŋ)
1. rousing; quickening: an awakening interest.n.
2. the act of awaking from sleep.
3. a revival of interest or attention.
4. a recognition, realization, or coming into awareness of something: a rude awakening to the facts.
5. a renewal of interest in religion, esp. in a community; revival.
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|Noun||1.||awakening - the act of waking; "it was an early awakening"; "it was the waking up he hated most"|
reveille - a signal to get up in the morning; in the military it is a bugle call at sunrise
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noun stirring up, birth, waking, waking up, revival, awaking, animating, rousing, stimulation, provocation, arousal, enlivening, activation, kindling, incitement, vivification the awakening of national consciousness in people
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A. ADJ (fig) → naciente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
awakening[əˈweɪkənɪŋ] n → éveil m
a young woman's political awakening → l'éveil politique d'une jeune femme
the awakening of national identity → l'éveil d'une identité nationale
a rude awakening → un réveil brutal, une rude déconvenue
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj (fig) → erwachend
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
awakening[əˈweɪknɪŋ] n → risveglio
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