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siren

noun [C] uk   /ˈsaɪə.rən/ us    /ˈsaɪr.ən/

siren noun [C] (DEVICE)

C2 a device for making a loud warning noise: police sirens When the air raid siren went off people ran to their shelters.
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siren noun [C] (WOMAN)

(in ancient Greek literature) one of the creatures who were half woman and half bird, whose beautiful singing encouraged sailors to sail into dangerous waters where they died a woman who is considered to be very attractive, but also dangerous
Translations of “siren”
in Korean 사이렌…
in Arabic صُفّارة الإنْذار…
in French sirène…
in Turkish siren, (ambulans, itfaiye vb.) ikaz düdüğü…
in Italian sirena…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝置, 警報器,汽笛…
in Russian сирена…
in Polish syrena…
in Spanish sirena…
in Portuguese sirene…
in German die Sirene…
in Catalan sirena…
in Japanese サイレン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装置, 警报器,汽笛…
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