Meaning of “early warning system” in the English Dictionary

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"early warning system" in British English

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early warning systemnoun [ C ]

uk /ɜː.li ˈwɔː.nɪŋ ˌsɪs.təm/ us /ɝː.li ˈwɔːr.nɪŋ ˌsɪs.təm/

a military system of radar stations intended to give a warning as soon as enemy aircraft or bombs come near

(Definition of “early warning system” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)