Meaning of “fire alarm” in the English Dictionary

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"fire alarm" in British English

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

"fire alarm" in American English

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fire alarmnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɑɪər əˌlɑrm/

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"fire alarm" in Business English

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fire alarmnoun [ C ]

uk us

WORKPLACE a piece of equipment that makes a loud noise to warn people of a fire in a building, or a switch connected to this equipment:

An electrical fault had set off the fire alarm.
If the fire alarm sounds, leave the building immediately.

(Definition of “fire alarm” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)