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awaken

  
literary  
      vi  
   to awaken to sth      (=become aware of)   prendre conscience de qch  
→ The British never awaken to peril until it is almost too late.        
   (=wake up)   s'éveiller  
→ Unfortunately, Grandma always seems to awaken at awkward moments ...        
      vt  
   (=wake up)  
  [+person]  
réveiller  
→ He was snoring when Desmond awakened him.        
     [+interest]   éveiller  
→ The aim of the cruise was to awaken an interest in and an understanding of foreign cultures.        
   to awaken sb to sth      faire s'éveiller qn à qch  
→ ... the picture of the Earth, so blue and fragile, that awakened a generation to the Earth's mortality.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

awake, awakening, awoken, aware

awaken v.
éveiller (vt.) ; réveiller (vi.)

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
prendre conscience de qch
exp.
faire s'éveiller qn à qch
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'awaken' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
awaken
exp.
to awaken to
vi.
awaken sense
vi.
awaken sense
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