Definition of 'early warning'
Example sentences containing 'early warning'
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Wildlife can be our early warning system. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There were no swimmers or walkers on the beach and no early warning flag system in place. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The retina is one of the best early warning systems in the human body. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But is he the man to provide an early warning system on the public mood? Times, Sunday Times (2011)To protect lives and property it is essential to have better early warning systems focused on weather hazards. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are already clear early warning signals of the toll on demand from wilting confidence and squeezed spending power. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Looking back over the past few months he very much regretted not taking notice of his early warning signs. Coping with Angina (1990)You should regard symptoms of stress positively as early warning signals, and do something about them. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)Together, they scrutinise the bank's early warning system for any client displaying signs of distress. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They called for a'better early warning system' for the world economy. The Sun (2008)The company has marshalled its 28,000 Openreach engineers to act as an early warning system to stop criminals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are supposed to be the financial world's early warning system, with eyes peeled and ears attuned to upcoming danger. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Translations for 'early warning'
British English: early warning ADJECTIVE
An early warning system warns people that something bad is likely to happen, for example that a machine is about to stop working, or that a country is being attacked.
- American English: early warning
- Brazilian Portuguese: aviso de emergência
- Chinese: 早期警报的
- European Spanish: de alerta temprana
- French: d'alerte précoce
- German: Frühwarn-
- Italian: di preallarme
- Japanese: 早期警戒
- Korean: 조기 경보
- European Portuguese: aviso de emergência
- Spanish: de alerta temprana
Definition of early warning from the Collins English Dictionary
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