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Spanish translation of “alert”

alert

adjective /əˈləːt/
quick-thinking
despierto, vivo
She’s eighty years old, but still very alert.
(with to) watchful and aware
alerta, atento, vigilante
You must be alert to danger.
alertly adverb
prontamente
The police officers watched alertly for any signs of trouble in the crowd.
alertness noun
atención, vigilancia; prontitud
The stress hormones act on the brain, creating a state of heightened alertness.
on the alert on the watch (for)
en alerta
We were on the alert for any sound that might tell us where the lost boy was.
(Definition of alert from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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