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heads-upnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈhedz.ʌp/ informal
a ​warning that something is going to ​happen, usually so that you can ​prepare for it: This ​note is just to give you a heads-up that Vicky will be ​arriving next ​week. a ​shorttalk or ​statement about how a ​situation or ​plan is ​developing: The ​boss called a ​meeting to give us a heads-up on the way the ​project was going.
(Definition of heads-up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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heads-upnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈhedzʌp/ informal
a ​warning or ​piece of ​advice about something so that you are prepared for it: Leading senators were reputedly furious not to have had a heads-up ​regarding the ​newsrelease.a heads-up that sth We've given everybody a heads-up that we're not prepared to ​work without a ​contract.
a ​shorttalk or ​statement giving ​information on how a ​situation or ​plan is ​developing: a heads-up on sth The ​companyCEO recently visited City Hall to ​provide an early heads-up on the ​project.
(Definition of heads-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “heads-up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 小心,注意(用于提醒某事要发生)…
in Russian внимание!, берегись!…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小心,注意(用於提醒某事要發生)…
in Polish ostrzeżenie…
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