alarm noun (WARNING)
- If the alarm sounds, leave the building immediately.
- The fire alarm goes off accidentally so often that when it's the real thing nobody will take any notice.
- Quick, sound the alarm - there's a fire in the machine room!
- Police said the thieves were obviously well acquainted with the alarm system at the department store.
- I heard his alarm clock bleeping this morning.
alarm noun (WORRY)
alarmverb [ T ]uk /əˈlɑːm/ us /əˈlɑːrm/
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