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[uh-wair] /əˈwɛər/

having knowledge; conscious; cognizant:
aware of danger.
informed; alert; knowledgeable; sophisticated:
She is one of the most politically aware young women around.
(postpositive) foll by of. having knowledge; cognizant: aware of his error
informed of current developments: politically aware

late Old English gewær, from Proto-Germanic *ga-waraz (cf. Old Saxon giwar, Middle Dutch gheware, Old High German giwar, German gewahr), from *ga-, intensive prefix, + wær “wary, cautious” (see wary).


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