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alarmnoun

uk   /əˈlɑːm/ us   /əˈlɑːrm/
  • alarm noun (WARNING)

[C] a warning of danger, usually a loud noise or flashing light: If there's any trouble, raise/sound the alarm by pulling the emergency cord. The first two bomb alerts were false alarms, but the third was for real.
B1 [C] a device that makes a loud noise to warn of danger: a burglar/car/fire/smoke alarm
B1 [C] If an electronic device such as a watch or computer has an alarm, it can be set to make a noise at a particular time.

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  • alarm noun (WORRY)

C2 [U] sudden worry and fear, especially that something dangerous or unpleasant might happen: I didn't tell her that he was late because I didn't want to cause her any alarm. Villagers have reacted with alarm to news of a proposed new road.

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alarmverb [T]

uk   /əˈlɑːm/ us   /əˈlɑːrm/
(Definition of alarm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "alarm" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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alarmnoun

us   /əˈlɑrm/
  • alarm noun (ANXIETY)

[U] sudden anxiety and fear, esp. that something very bad or dangerous might happen: Nicholas detected a note of alarm in her voice.
  • alarm noun (WARNING)

[C] a warning signal such as a loud noise or flashing light that gets your immediate attention, or a device that produces such a signal: Firefighters said the tragedy could have been avoided if the house had had smoke alarms.

alarmverb [T]

us   /əˈlɑrm/
to feel or cause sudden anxiety and fear: Guests were sometimes alarmed to learn that we never locked the doors of the house.
alarming
adjective us   /əˈlɑr·mɪŋ/
Stock prices began to rise at an alarming rate.
(Definition of alarm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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