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red alert

noun [C] uk   us  
(the state of being ready to deal with) a sudden dangerous situation: The army was on red alert against the possibility of an attack.
Translations of “red alert”
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊急戒備狀態, 緊急警報…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧急戒备状态, 紧急警报…
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