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alarm
ə'lɑːrm
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Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
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(名) As a noun
  1. A device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event.
  2. A clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset time.
  3. An automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger.
  4. Fear resulting from the awareness of danger.
(动) As a verb
  1. Warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness.
  2. Fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised.
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