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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
a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable
a Mexican hat for men that is tall and has a very wide brim
Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on
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Definition of alert from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.