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The definition of aw is something you say when you feel sorry or you do not approve of something.
If someone tells you about a mishap and you respond with, “What a shame” that is an example of a time when you might have responded with “Aw, what a shame”.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
used to express
- mild protest, dislike, or disgust
- mild sympathy or commiseration
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Used to express sympathy, tenderness, disapproval, or disbelief.
- aircraft warning
- Articles of War
- automatic weapon
- also A/W actual weight
- all water
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Aruba (in Internet addresses)
aw - Medical Definition
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