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early warning

noun
1.
advance notice of some impending event or development
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  • They both deceived Aliandra, in spite of her father's early warning and her old aunt's anxious advice.

    Corleone F. Marion Crawford
  • "Remember that an early warning of danger is valuable," Sir Thomas cried down to them from the poop.

    Roger the Bold F. S. Brereton
  • Air defenses include surface-to-air missiles, antiaircraft artillery, and early warning and aircraft control sites.

    Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

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