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Spanish translation of “warn”

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warn

verb /woːn/
to tell (a person) in advance (about a danger etc)
advertir, avisar, prevenir
Black clouds warned us of the approaching storm They warned her that she would be ill if she didn’t rest.
to advise (someone against doing something)
avisar (de)
I was warned about/against speeding by the policeman They warned him not to be late.
warning noun an event, or something said or done, that warns
advertencia, aviso
He gave her a warning against driving too fast His heart attack will be a warning to him not to work so hard.
advance notice or advance signs
aviso
The earthquake came without warning.
warningly adverb
con (mirada de) advertencia/amonestación, en señal de advertencia
“Don’t do that again” she said warningly.
(Definition of warn from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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