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See also: Warning
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈwɔɹnɪŋ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈwɔːnɪŋ/
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- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)nɪŋ
- Hyphenation: warn‧ing
- present participle of
- 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter 5, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., OCLC 222716698:
- Although the Celebrity was almost impervious to sarcasm, he was now beginning to exhibit visible signs of uneasiness, […] . It was with a palpable relief that he heard the first warning notes of the figure.
warning (plural warnings)
- The action of the verb warn; an instance of warning someone.
- Something spoken or written that is intended to warn.
- The boss gave him a warning that he would be fired if he did not desist from his behaviour.
instance of warning someone
something spoken or written that is intended to warn
- Used to warn of danger in signs and notices.
warning of danger in signs