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Meaning of “alarm” - Learner’s Dictionary

alarm

noun     /əˈlɑːm/
WARNING [C]
B1 a loud noise that warns you of danger: a fire alarm to set off an alarm Threats and warningsEmergency services in general
CLOCK [C] ( also alarm clock)
B1 a clock that makes a noise to wake youWatches and clocks
WORRY [U]
a sudden feeling of fear or worry that something bad might happen: There's no need for alarm - it is completely safe.Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobiasFear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
→  See also burglar alarm , false alarm , raise the alarm
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