be mindful


1. be conscious or aware of something






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be mindful of facts or someone's feelings

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When you are 'mindful of' something, you pay attention to it or you are aware of its consequences. You can be mindful of warnings or potential outcomes, or of the opinions or views of other people. This should not be confused with 'mindfulness', which is a modern practice related to spiritual awareness and mental wellbeing.

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  1. Mindful of the effect the bad weather conditions could have on the roads, I reduced my speed to 40 miles per hour.
  2. Visiting an old city with a broken leg made me more mindful of accessibility issues for those with disabilities.

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  1. Jack felt that upper management wasn't mindful enough of the fact that people are moving increasingly towards online purchases, and called on them to get with the times before it's too late.
  2. In her email to the customer care team, the manager told them that, going forward, they needed to be mindful of the newly implemented policy with regards to the handling of complaints.

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