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early warning system

noun [C] uk   us  
a military system of radar stations intended to give a warning as soon as enemy aircraft or bombs come near
Translations of “early warning system”
in Chinese (Traditional) (軍事上能及早發現危險的)預警系統…
in Chinese (Simplified) (军事上能及早发现危险的)预警系统…
(Definition of early warning system from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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