Definition of “red alert” - English Dictionary

british dictionary

“red alert” in British English

See all translations

red alertnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌred əˈlɜːt/ us /ˌred əˈlɝːt/

(the state of being ready to deal with) a sudden dangerous situation:

The army was on red alert against the possibility of an attack.

(Definition of “red alert” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)