awareness noun

ADJ. full | greater, heightened, increased | dawning, growing, increasing a growing awareness of healthy living | acute, deep, intense, keen, strong | conscious, direct | intuitive | sudden | general, public | cultural, environmental, moral, political, religious, sexual, social, spatial, spiritual

VERB + AWARENESS have Politicians now have much greater awareness of these problems. | build, develop, encourage, foster, heighten, increase, raise The group is trying to raise public awareness about homelessness.

AWARENESS + VERB increase, spread Environmental awareness has increased over the years.

PREP. ~ among/amongst building awareness among the target audience | ~ of an increased awareness of the risks

PHRASES a lack of awareness