- UK [əˈweə(r)nəs] / US [əˈwernəs]
1)a) knowledge or understanding of a subject, issue, or situation
There was a general lack of awareness about safety issues.raise/increase awareness (of):
racism awarenessincreased/heightened awareness:
The campaign aims to raise awareness of the dangers of passive smoking.
Increased environmental awareness has led to a greater demand for recycled paper.b) [only before noun] relating to increasing people's awareness
an awareness campaign/programme/course2) the ability to notice things
She lost all awareness of time and place.
English dictionary. 2014.
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