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British English: /əˈləːt/
American English: /əˈlərt/

Translation of alert in French:


  • to be on the alert for
    se méfier de
    fire/bomb alert
    alerte au feu/à la bombe
    security alert
    alerte de sécurité
    to be on (red) alert to be on full alert
    être en état d'alerte générale


  • 2 (attentive) to be alert to
    avoir conscience de
    (danger, risk, fact, possibility)

transitive verb

  • 1 (contact)
    (army, police, hospital)
  • 2 (ask for vigilance)
    mettre [quelqu'un/quelque chose] en état d'alerte
    (airport, customs etc)
  • 3to alert somebody to
    mettre quelqu'un en garde contre
    attirer l'attention de quelqu'un sur
    (fact, situation)

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