The definition of aware is someone who knows or realizes something.(adjective)
If you are up-to-date on the latest news then that is an example of being aware of the latest news.
See aware in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE gewær < wær, cautious: see warn
See aware in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , variant of iwar
Origin: , from Old English gewǽr; see wer-3 in Indo-European roots.
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