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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).

aware

(əˈwɛə)
adj
1. (foll by: of) having knowledge; cognizant: aware of his error.
2. informed of current developments: politically aware.
[Old English gewær; related to Old Saxon, Old High German giwar Latin verērī to be fearful; see beware, wary]
aˈwareness n

a•ware

(əˈwɛər)

adj.
1. having knowledge or realization; conscious; cognizant.
2. informed; alert; knowledgeable: a politically aware person.
[before 1100; Middle English, variant of iwar, Old English gewær watchful =ge- y- + wær ware2]
a•ware′ness, n.
syn: See conscious.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aware - (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception; "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"
awake - not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"
witting - aware or knowing; "a witting tool of the Communists"
conscious - knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed"
sensible, sensitive - able to feel or perceive; "even amoeba are sensible creatures"; "the more sensible parts of the skin"
incognizant, unaware - (often followed by `of') not aware; "seemed unaware of the scrutiny"; "unaware of the danger they were in"; "unaware of the newborn hope"; "the most unaware person I've known"
2.aware - bearing in mindaware - bearing in mind; attentive to; "ever mindful of her health"; "mindful of his responsibilities"; "mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action"

aware

adjective informed, enlightened, knowledgeable, learned, expert, versed, up to date, in the picture, plugged-in (slang), in the know (informal), erudite, well-read, au fait (French), in the loop, well-briefed, au courant (French), clued-up (informal) They are politically very aware.
unaware, ignorant, oblivious, unfamiliar with, insensible, unknowledgeable
aware of knowing about, familiar with, conscious of, wise to (slang), alert to, mindful of, acquainted with, alive to, awake to, privy to, hip to (slang), appreciative of, attentive to, conversant with, apprised of, cognizant of, sensible of They are well aware of the dangers.

aware

adjective
Marked by comprehension, cognizance, and perception:
Slang: hip.
Idiom: on to.
Translations
مُدْرِكواع، مُدْرِك
informovanývědomývědomý si
klar overbevidst om
tietoinen
svjestan
気がついて
...을 알고 있는
suprantantisžinantisžinojimas
informētszinošs
zavesten
medveten
ตระหนักรู้
nhận thức được

aware

[əˈwɛəʳ] ADJ
1. (= cognizant) to be aware thatsaber que ..., ser consciente de que ...
I am fully aware thattengo plena conciencia de que ...
to be aware (of)ser consciente (de)
we are aware of what is happeningsomos conscientes de lo que ocurre
our employees are aware of this advertisementlos empleados de la empresa han sido informados de este anuncio
not that I am aware (of)que yo sepa, no
to become aware ofenterarse de
to make sb aware of sthhacer que algn se dé cuenta de algo
2. (= knowledgeable) politically awarecon conciencia política
sexually awareenterado de lo sexual
socially awaresensibilizado con los temas sociales
3. (= alert) → despierto

aware

[əˈwɛər] adj
(= conscious) aware of sth → conscient(e) de qch
to be aware of sth (= know about) [+ dangers, risks] → être conscient(e) de qch, avoir conscience de qch
He should have been aware of what they were doing
BUT Il aurait dû se rendre compte de ce qu'ils faisaient.
to become aware of sth → prendre conscience de qch, se rendre compte de qch
to be aware that ... → être conscient(e) que ...
I am fully aware that ... → je me rends parfaitement compte que ..., je suis parfaitement conscient que ..., je suis pleinement conscient que ...
I am well aware that ... → je suis bien conscient que ...
(= informed) politically aware → sensibilisé(e) aux problèmes politiques, ayant pris conscience des problèmes politiques
socially aware → sensibilisé(e) aux problèmes sociaux, ayant pris conscience des problèmes sociaux

aware

adj esp predbewusst; to be/become aware of somebody/somethingsich (dat)jds/einer Sache bewusst sein/werden; (= notice also)jdn bemerken/etw merken; I was not aware (of the fact) that …es war mir nicht klar or bewusst, dass …; you will be aware of the importance of thises muss Ihnen bewusst sein, wie wichtig das ist; are you aware that …?ist dir eigentlich klar, dass …?; not that I am aware (of)nicht dass ich wüsste; as far as I am awareso viel ich weiß; we try to remain aware of what is going on in other companies/the worldwir versuchen, uns auf dem Laufenden darüber zu halten, was in anderen Firmen/auf der Welt vor sich geht; to make somebody aware of somethingjdm etw bewusst machen or zum Bewusstsein bringen; to make somebody more awarejds Bewusstsein wecken; for a three-year-old he’s very awarefür einen Dreijährigen ist er sehr aufgeweckt; she’s very aware of languagesie ist sehr sprachbewusst

aware

[əˈwɛəʳ] adj to be aware of (conscious) → rendersi conto di; (informed) → essere al corrente di, essere conscio/a di
to become aware of → accorgersi di
not that I am aware of → non che io sappia
I am fully aware that → mi rendo perfettamente conto che
to make sb aware of sth → rendere qn consapevole di qc
to be politically/socially aware → aver coscienza politica/sociale

aware

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

aware

مُدْرِك vědomý klar over gewahr ενημερωμένος consciente tietoinen conscient svjestan consapevole 気がついて ...을 알고 있는 zich bewust oppmerksom świadomy ciente осведомленный medveten ตระหนักรู้ farkında nhận thức được 知道的

aware

a. enterado-a; conocedor-a;
vt.
to be ___estar al tanto;
to become awaredarse cuenta de algo.

aware

adj consciente
References in classic literature ?
Your dreams and memories and thoughts, of which you are often conscious, are mental facts, and the process by which you become aware of them SEEMS to be different from sensation.
Although she knew well that I was aware of a certain circumstance in her life of something which might one day cause her trouble, she would speak to me about her affairs (whenever she had need of me for a given end) as though I were a slave or a passing acquaintance--yet tell them me only in so far as one would need to know them if one were going to be made temporary use of.
Isabella could not be aware of the pain she was inflicting; but it was a degree of wilful thoughtlessness which Catherine could not but resent.
The Author is quite aware of the defects of this little story, many of which were unavoidable, as it first appeared serially.
I am aware that there has been sometimes, in some points, a misplaced distinction; but I think too well of you, Fanny, to suppose you will ever harbour resentment on that account.
General Epanchin had judged it better to say nothing about it, though, of course, she was well aware of the fact.
But whatever it was, he was good to see, and she was irritably aware of a desire to look at him again and again.
It was a pitiful surrender to agitation, but my being aware of this had somehow no power to restore me.
That is, subconsciously, he was aware that not alone his own food, but the food of all on board found its source in the man and woman.
He was well aware of the motive of this antipathy, the origin of this solitary enmity, the cause of its personality and old standing, and in what rivalry of self-love it had its rise.

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