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Warning and warnings - synonyms or related words

warning

noun

an action or statement telling someone of a possible problem or danger

notice

noun

information or a warning about something that is going to happen

caution

noun

a warning that you should be careful

alert

noun

a warning that something dangerous has happened or is going to happen

red alert

noun

a warning that something very dangerous is likely to happen

advisory

noun

American an official warning

do’s and don’ts

informal instructions and warnings about what you should and should not do in a particular situation

early warning

noun

warning of a future event that comes early enough for you to prepare for it

alarm bells

noun

something that makes you feel something unpleasant or dangerous is going to happen

government health warning

noun

Britishhumorous a warning that doing something could cause problems

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crowdbirthing

giving birth to a baby in the presence of a large number of close relatives and/or friends

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presbyopia

a condition when a person cannot see clearly objects that are close; long sightedness

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