WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
a•ware /əˈwɛr/USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. having knowledge or realization of;
    conscious of: [be + ~ + of]Be aware of the danger.[be + ~ + (that) clause]I wasn't aware that it was dangerous.
  2. informed; alert;
    knowledgeable:politically aware.
a•ware•ness,n. [uncountable]

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

aˈwareness n

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