burglar alarm Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"burglar alarm" in British English

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burglar alarmnoun [C]

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a ​device on a ​building that gives a ​warning such as making a ​loudnoise or ​flashing a ​light, or ​tells the ​police, if someone ​tries to ​enter the ​buildingillegally
(Definition of burglar alarm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"burglar alarm" in Business English

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burglar alarmnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​device on a ​building that makes a loud ​noise or tells the ​police if someone ​tries to ​enter the ​buildingillegally
(Definition of burglar alarm from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “burglar alarm”
in Chinese (Simplified) 防盗警报器…
in Turkish hırsız alarmı…
in Russian сигнализация…
in Chinese (Traditional) 防盜警報器…
in Polish alarm (przeciwwłamaniowy)…
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