Meaning of WARNING in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ wɔ:(r)nɪŋ ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A warning is something which is said or written to tell people of a possible danger, problem, or other unpleasant thing that might happen.
The minister gave a warning that if war broke out, it would be catastrophic...
The government has unveiled new health warnings for cigarette packets.
N-COUNT : oft N that , N to-inf
A warning is an advance notice of something that will happen, often something unpleasant or dangerous.
The soldiers opened fire without warning...
With no warning, he was fired from his job...
N-VAR : oft without N
Warning actions or signs give a warning.
She ignored the warning signals...
Some fog warning signs had been put up with flashing yellow lights.
ADJ : ADJ n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006