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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
warning /'wɔ:niɳ/
  • danh từ
    • sự báo trước; lời báo trước; dấu hiệu báo trước
      • without warning: không báo trước
      • to give warning of danger to someone: báo trước sự nguy hiểm cho ai
    • lời cảnh cáo, lời răn
      • he paid no attention to my warnings: nó chẳng để ý gì đến những lời răn (cảnh cáo) của tôi
      • let this be a warning to you: anh hãy coi cái đó như là một điều răn mình
    • sự báo cho thôi việc; sự báo nghỉ việc
      • to give one's employer warning: báo cho chủ biết trước mình sẽ nghỉ việc
      • to give an employee warning: báo cho người làm công biết trước sẽ cho nghỉ việc
    • to take warning
      • đề phòng, dè chừng, cảnh giác
    • lấy làm bài học, lấy làm điều răn
      • you should have taken warning by his example: anh phải lấy gương của nó làm bài học cho mình mới phải
    • làm theo lời răn, làm theo lời cảnh cáo
Concise Dictionary
warnings'wɔrnɪŋ /'wɔːn-
+a message informing of danger
+cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger)
+serving to warn
warns|warned|warningwɔrn /wɔːn
+notify of danger, potential harm, or risk
+admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
+ask to go away
+notify, usually in advance

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 caution, admonition, advice, counsel, caveat, word (to the wise), tip, notification, notice, threat; lesson, example:
Cyril never took seriously his doctor's warning about his cholesterol level. Let that be a warning to you not to drink and drive.
2 omen, sign, signal, indication, augury, foretoken, portent, foreshadowing, forewarning, prophecy:
Sailors take that kind of sky and a falling barometer as warning of a hurricane.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C, U] a statement, an event, etc. telling sb that sth bad or unpleasant may happen in the future so that they can try to avoid it: Doctors issued a warning against eating any fish caught in the river. + to give sb fair / advance / adequate warning of sth + The bridge collapsed without (any) warning. + Let me give you a word of warning. + a government health warning + Many people continue to ignore warnings about the dangers of sunbathing. + The union failed to heed warnings that strike action would lead to the closure of the factory.
2 [C] a statement telling sb that they will be punished if they continue to behave in a particular way: to give sb a verbal / written / final warning
warning adjective [only before noun]: She had ignored the warning signs of trouble ahead. + Police fired a number of warning shots. + Warning bells began to ring (= it was a sign that sth was wrong) when her letters were returned unopened.
Collocation Dictionary


awful, dire, grim, ominous, stark, stern, strong
There were dire warnings about the dangers of watching too much TV.
| urgent | adequate, advance, ample, due, early, fair, prior
I need advance warning of how many people to cater for.
| clear, direct | coded
The explosion came 20 minutes after a coded warning to police.
| initial | final
The referee fave him a final warning.
| formal, government, official | salutary, timely, useful
The team's defeat is a salutary warning before the World Cup.
| friendly | veiled
Her words sounded like a veiled warning.
| audible, visual
There is an audible warning when a certain speed is exceeded.
| verbal, written
His employers have placed him on final written warning.
| air-raid, bomb, fire, flood, gale, hazard, storm
There are 39 severe flood warnings on 22 rivers across the country.
| health, safety
Every cigarette packet carries a health warning.


give (sb), issue
The police have issued a warning about pickpockets.
| shout (out), sound
The sirens sound a warning when fighter planes are sighted. The strike sounded a warning to all employers in the industry.
| reiterate, repeat | be, serve as
Let this be a warning to you not to trespass on my land again! What happened to him should serve as a warning to all dishonest politicians.
| get, receive | ignore | heed
They failed to heed a warning about the dangerous currents in the river.


The warning came just minutes before the bomb exploded.
| sound
On 2 April 1916 air-raid warnings sounded throughout Edinburgh.


notice, sign
Red marks on the skin may be a warning sign for this disease.
| bell, device, light, signal, system


in ~
The dog growled in warning as we approached.
| without ~
He left his wife without warning.
| ~ about
a warning about teaching children to swim
| ~ against
a warning against complacency
| ~ of
They sent us fair warning of their arrival.
| ~ to
The police issued a warning to all drug users in the city.


a word of warning
He gave us a word of warning about going out alone at night.

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