Translation of "alarm" - English-Korean dictionary


noun uk /əˈlɑːm/

B1 a loud noise that tells you there is danger

a fire alarm

B1 a clock that makes a noise to wake you

The alarm went off at 5.30.

[ no plural ] a sudden feeling of fear that something bad might happen

There’s no need for alarm – we’re completely safe.
raise the alarm

to warn someone of a dangerous situation

경보를 울리다
Her parents raised the alarm when she failed to return home.

(Translation of “alarm noun” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)