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An example use of awake in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… that was keeping me awake for nights and …”
Awake means to be conscious of one's surroundings.
the word awake occurs in english on average 14.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.