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Adjective
Serving as or offering a warning
“Pain can act as a warning signal that something is wrong.”
Noun
The act or an instance of telling beforehand of danger or risk
“A warning of things to come.”
Noun
Advance notice of something
“They recommend that a link should be provided to the Environment Agency's flood warning system to give residents advance warning in future.”
Noun
Cautionary advice
“Word of warning when wearing scarves, those of you who have short or wide necks avoid ties that go too near your neck as this will make your neck look shorter and wider.”
Noun
A statement or event that warns of something or that serves as a cautionary example
“I hope that your story acts as a warning to other people.”
Noun
“A further complaint may lead to a written warning.”
Verb
Present participle for inform someone in advance of a possible danger, problem, or other unpleasant situation
“The Bank of England is poised to warn of the dangers of a collapse in house prices.”
Verb
Present participle for give someone cautionary advice about their actions or conduct
“Police are warning troublemakers that their behaviour will not be tolerated following another weekend of assaults and vandalism.”
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