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Pronunciation of Alert: Learn how to pronounce Alert in English correctly

Learn how to say Alert correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word alert:

quick to notice any unusual and potentially dangerous or difficult circumstances; vigilant:
an alert police officer discovered a lorry full of explosive
schools need to be constantly alert to this problem
able to think clearly; intellectually active:
she remained active and alert until well into her eighties
[mass noun]
the state of being watchful for possible danger:
security forces are on the alert for an upsurge in violence
[count noun] an announcement or signal warning of danger:
a bomb alert
[count noun] a period of vigilance following a warning of danger:
traffic was halted during the alert
[count noun] a signal on an electronic device that prompts the user to do something or attracts their attention:
a vibrating alert is a discreet alternative to ringtones
[with object]
warn (someone) of a danger or problem:
he alerted people to the dangers of smoking
police were alerted after three men drove away without paying



late 16th century (originally in military use): from French alerte, from Italian all’ erta ‘to the watchtower’