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Translation of "alarm" - English-Spanish dictionary

alarm

noun   /əˈlɑːm/
B1 a loud noise that tells you there is danger alarma a fire alarm
B1 a clock that makes a noise to wake you despertador The alarm went off at 5.30.
[no plural] a sudden feeling of fear that something bad might happen alarma There’s no need for alarm – we’re completely safe.
raise the alarm
to warn someone of a dangerous situation dar la voz de alarma Her parents raised the alarm when she failed to return home.
verb   /əˈlɑːm/
to worry someone alarmar I didn’t want to alarm him by saying that she was sick.
(Definition of alarm from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

alarm

noun /əˈlaːm/
something that gives warning of danger, attracts attention etc alarma Sound the alarm! a fire-alarm (also adjective) an alarm clock.
sudden fear alarma, susto We did not share her alarm at the suggestion.
an alarm clock Alarma Did you set the alarm?
alarming adjective
disturbing or causing fear alarmante We had some alarming news about Bob. Apparently, he is seriously ill.
alarmingly adverb
alarmantemente, de forma alarmante The disease is spreading at an alarmingly fast rate.
alarmist adjective
making people worried and fearful unnecessarily Alarmista The media have been accused of creating an alarmist reaction all over the country.
alarm clock noun
a clock that makes a noise to wake you up at a particular time Despertador Sheila forgot to set the alarm clock.
(Definition of alarm from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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