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noun 
  1. A period after a person's death before the body is buried, in some cultures accompanied by a party.
verb (wakes, waking, woke or waked, woken or waked)
  1. (intransitive) (often followed by up) To stop sleeping.
I woke up at 4 am this morning.
  1. (transitive) (often followed by up) To make somebody stop sleeping.
  2. to lay out a body prior to burial in order to allow family and friends to pay their last respects.

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