Definition of AMBER Alert in English:

AMBER Alert

Syllabification: AMBER A·lert
Pronunciation: /ˈambər əˌlərt/

Entry from US English dictionary

trademark (also Amber Alert)

noun

An emergency response system that disseminates information about a missing person (usually a child), by media broadcasting or electronic roadway signs: our state’s AMBER Alert became operational last September

Origin

acronym from America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response, named after Amber Hagerman, a child kidnapped in Texas in 1996.

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