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American English: /əˈwɛr/
British English: /əˈwɛː/


  • 1.1 (conscious) (predicative) to be aware of something
    ser consciente de algo
    darse cuenta de algo
    I'm well aware of that
    soy or (Chile) (Mexico) estoy muy consciente or tengo plena conciencia de eso
    me doy perfecta cuenta de eso
    as far as I'm aware
    que yo sepa
    I was aware of someone behind me
    sentí que había alguien detrás de mí
    he's not even aware of my existence
    ni siquiera sabe que existo
    I wasn't aware of having offended anybody
    no creí haber ofendido a nadie
    are you aware of the problems you're causing?
    ¿te das cuenta de los problemas que estás causando?
    I was dimly aware of someone calling my name
    oía vagamente que alguien me llamaba
    you have to be aware of the latest teaching methods
    tienes que estar al tanto de los últimos métodos pedagógicos
    to make people aware of environmental issues
    concientizar (Latin America) or (Spain) concienciar a la gente sobre los problemas del medio ambiente
    hacer que la gente tome conciencia de los problemas del medio ambiente
    we want to make people aware of their rights
    queremos que la gente tome conciencia de sus derechos
    to be aware thatis your father aware that you drink?
    ¿sabe tu padre que bebes?
    when did you become aware that something was wrong?
    ¿cuándo te diste cuenta de que pasaba algo?
    I'm well aware that it's dangerous
    soy or (Chile) (Mexico) estoy muy consciente or tengo plena conciencia de que es peligroso
    aware (of) what/who etcare you aware (of) what this means/who you're talking to?
    ¿te das cuenta de lo que esto significa/de con quién estás hablando?
    Example sentences
    • We are all aware of the situation where power is higher on a fence wire on a dry day than on a wet day.
    • In fact, we are so painfully aware of the issues that we can spend hours talking about them.
    • We are aware of the situation and we are seeking to gather information and evidence.
    1.2 (alert, knowledgeable) See examples: he's very aware for his age
    es muy despierto para su edad
    they are very politically aware
    tienen mucha conciencia política

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