awareness awareness  /ə ˈwɛr nəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) having knowledge of
  2. (n) state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness

Usage(s):

  1. Landmine survivors in Lebanon many with prosthetic limbs play soccer for sport and to raise awareness about mines and cluster bombs.
  2. Often when I am concentrating on something, I lose awareness of the passage of time.
  3. What the Internet tells us about how the media, advertising and awareness months spread information on diseases and illnesses.

News

  1. Hunterdon Drug Awareness Program lists 2013 Golf Classic results

    Hunterdon Drug Awareness Program (HDAP) held its 18th annual Golf Classic fundraising event May 14 at Oak Hill Golf Club in Holland Township and as usual it was success. Proceeds will go toward providing financial assistance to people in Hunterdon...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Hunterdon County Democrat

  2. Elder Abuse Awareness Day Walkathon to take place in Brunswick

    The second annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Walkathon will take place Friday at the Glynn Place Mall in Brunswick, and is aimed at bringing awareness of elder abuse to the community. 
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WTOC 11 Savannah

  3. Cancer Awareness Month Spurs Celebration

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - June is Cancer Awareness month, and a celebration was held on Thursday for people fighting cancer. Last year Duluth Superior Magazine launched Beauty and Soul campaign.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Northland's News Center

Quotes

  1. "I am happy to announce that after talking with my children, my family and my closest friends, I have decided to return to professional cycling in order to raise awareness of the global cancer burden," Armstrong said in a statement, while in an...
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Lance Armstrong Source: AFP

  2. "As awareness of Iran's deceptive behavior has grown, many banks around the world have decided as a matter of prudence and integrity that Iran's business is simply not worth the risk," Paulson said. "It is plain and simple: Reputable...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Henry Paulson Source: CBS News

  3. "I will be doing everything I can to try to understand how to best use the honor and recognition of this award as a way of speeding up the change in awareness and the change in urgency," Gore said.
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: Reuters

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