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English definition of “bomb scare”

bomb scare

noun [C]    
a situation in which people are warned that a bomb has been left somewhere and people are told to leave the area or buildingThreats and warnings
(Definition of bomb scare noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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