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Flood alerts were issued for dozens of rivers.
All our forces are on full alert.
Police warned residents to be on the alert for bogus salesmen.
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American English version of definition of alert
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
an occasion when a lot of people gather together, especially for a religious festival
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of alert from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.