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"alarm clock" in British English

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alarm clocknoun [C]

uk   us   (also alarm)
A2 a ​clock that you can set to ​wake you up at a ​particulartime with a ​loudnoise: My alarm ​clock went off at 7.30. I've set the alarm for 7.30.

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(Definition of alarm clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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alarm clocknoun [C]

 us   /əˈlɑrm ˌklɑk/
a clock that you can set to make a ​noise at a ​particulartime, esp. to ​wake you from ​sleep
(Definition of alarm clock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “alarm clock”
in Arabic مُنبِّه…
in Korean 알람 시계…
in Portuguese despertador…
in Catalan despertador…
in Japanese 目覚まし時計…
in Chinese (Simplified) 闹钟…
in Turkish alarmı olan çalar saat…
in Russian будильник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鬧鐘…
in Italian sveglia…
in Polish budzik…
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