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bomb scare

Syllabification: bomb scare

Definition of bomb scare in English:

noun

An alert prompted by the suspicion that a bomb has been planted in a public place: the court building was temporarily evacuated following a bomb scare
More example sentences
  • "There are always threats and bomb scares at the court," a senior policeman at the magistrates court said.
  • Relevant employees (particularly receptionists and security staff) will need training to deal with a bomb scare.
  • Despite the bomb scare, Paddy says he still wouldn't be turned off flying.

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