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noun warning pronunciation in British English /ˈwɔː(r)nɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] an action or statement telling someone of a possible problem or danger
    By law, cigarette packets must carry a health warning.
    warning against: a warning against driving on the icy roads
    warning of: a warning of severe thunderstorms
    advance warning: Investors had little advance warning of the stock market crash.
    without warning: Suddenly, without warning, Mitch turned and hit Jacob in the face.
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    [countable] an action or statement telling someone that they will be punished or that something bad will happen if they do something
    This is your last warning – if you’re late again, you’ll lose your job.
    warning to: Police issued a warning to drivers that speed limits will be strictly enforced.

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