Meaning of “false alarm” in the English Dictionary

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

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false alarmnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɔls əˈlɑrm/

a warning or a signal of danger that is given but is unnecessary

(Definition of “false alarm” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)