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adjective alarmed pronunciation in British English /əˈlɑː(r)md/

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  1. 1
    [not usually before noun] frightened or worried that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen

    Don’t be alarmed: it wasn’t a serious accident.

    alarmed by/at:

    Politicians were alarmed at the prospect of a new wave of strikes.

    alarmed to hear/see/find something:

    I was alarmed to see that the men were carrying guns.

  2. 2
    protected with an alarm

    With all this computer equipment, you should really get your house alarmed.

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