how to pronounce awaken


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awaken is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of awaken in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… want to awaken your best self if you …”

meanings of awaken


  1. To call to a sense of sin.
  2. To stop sleeping; awake.
  3. To bring into action (something previously dormant); to stimulate.
  4. To cause to become awake.
  5. Past participle of awake.

awaken frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word awaken occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics awaken can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that awaken can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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