Significado de “alert” - en el Diccionario Inglés

alert en inglés británico

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alertadjective

uk /əˈlɜːt/ us /əˈlɝːt/

C1 quick to see, understand, and act in a particular situation:

I'm not feeling very alert today - not enough sleep last night!
A couple of alert readers posted comments on the website pointing out the mistake.
Parents should be alert to sudden changes in children's behaviour.

Más ejemplos

  • Doing puzzles and crosswords regularly keeps your mind alert and active.
  • Although Granny was frail in her old age, but was mentally very alert.
  • He was normally a bright, alert baby, so she felt sure there was something seriously wrong.
  • A small animal must always remain alert for predators.
  • There have been some thefts recently, so please stay alert and don't leave handbags and valuables around.
alertness
noun [ U ] uk /əˈlɜːt.nəs/ us /əˈlɝːt.nəs/

alertnoun [ C or U ]

uk /əˈlɜːt/ us /əˈlɝːt/

alertverb [ T ]

uk /əˈlɜːt/ us /əˈlɝːt/

C2 to warn someone of a possibly dangerous situation:

An anonymous letter alerted police to the possibility of a terrorist attack at the airport.

Más ejemplos

  • If you hear a flood warning, please alert your neighbours and make emergency preparations.
  • Until I saw my statement, there was nothing to alert me that someone else was using my credit card number.
  • We encourage parents to alert the school about any concerns or difficulties at home.
  • We don't want to alarm people unnecessarily, but they should be alerted to potential dangers.
  • A note of formality in his voice alerted her to the fact that others were listening.

(Definición de alert del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

alert en inglés americano

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alertadjective

us /əˈlɜrt/

quick to see, understand, and act in a particular situation:

When you’re driving, you must stay alert.
We had to be alert to any danger signs in the economy.

alertnoun [ C/U ]

us /əˈlɜrt/

a warning to people to get ready to deal with something dangerous:

[ U ] The police were on the alert for (= watching carefully for) any sign of trouble.
alert
verb [ T ] us /əˈlɜrt/

The auto company mailed letters to owners of that model car, alerting them of safety risks.

(Definición de alert del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)