awareness
noun see aware

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • awareness — a‧ware‧ness [əˈweəns ǁ əˈwer ] noun [uncountable] knowledge or understanding of a particular subject, situation, or thing: • US investors awareness of international bond markets • They need to raise awareness of the product in markets such as… …   Financial and business terms

  • awareness — n. conscious knowledge; as, he had no awareness of his mistakes. Syn: cognizance, knowingness. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness; as, the crash intruded on his awareness. Syn: sentience. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • awareness — index appreciation (perception), cognition, comprehension, insight, judgment (discernment), perception …   Law dictionary

  • awareness — (n.) 1828, from AWARE (Cf. aware) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • awareness — [n] knowledge acquaintance, acquaintanceship, alertness, aliveness, appreciation, apprehension, attention, attentiveness, cognizance, comprehension, consciousness, discernment, enlightenment, experience, familiarity, information, keenness,… …   New thesaurus

  • Awareness — Aware redirects here. For other uses, see Aware (disambiguation). Awareness is the state or ability to perceive, to feel, or to be conscious of events, objects or sensory patterns. In this level of consciousness, sense data can be confirmed by an …   Wikipedia

  • awareness — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ full ▪ greater, heightened, increased ▪ dawning, growing, increasing ▪ a growing awarene …   Collocations dictionary

  • Awareness — Mit Awareness (engl. „Bewusstsein“ oder „Gewahrsein“, auch übersetzt als „Bewusstheit“, zur Betonung der aktiven Haltung, ferner auch „Aufmerksamkeit“) kann gemeint sein: das Bewusstsein der Öffentlichkeit für ein Thema; siehe Public Awareness… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • awareness — a|ware|ness [ ə wernəs ] noun singular or uncount ** 1. ) knowledge or understanding of a subject, issue, or situation: There was a general lack of awareness about safety issues. racism awareness raise/increase awareness (of): The campaign aims… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • awareness */*/ — UK [əˈweə(r)nəs] / US [əˈwernəs] noun [singular/uncountable] 1) a) knowledge or understanding of a subject, issue, or situation There was a general lack of awareness about safety issues. racism awareness raise/increase awareness (of): The… …   English dictionary

  • awareness — n. awareness that + clause (there is a general awareness that smoking is harmful) * * * [ə weənɪs] awareness that + clause (there is a general awareness that smoking is harmful) …   Combinatory dictionary

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