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Princeton's WordNet

  1. red alertnoun

    the highest level of alert when an attack by the enemy seems imminent (or more generally a state of alert resulting from imminent danger)


  1. red alertinterjection

    A warning that indicates an emergency situation.

  2. red alertinterjection

    A state of readiness to deal with such emergency situation.


  1. Red Alert

    Red Alert is a song recorded by English electronic music duo Basement Jaxx. It was released on 19 April 1999 by record label XL as the first single from their debut album, Remedy. The vocal from the track was provided by Blu James. It reached number five on the UK Singles Chart and became their first number-one hit on the US Hot Dance Music/Club Play. As of July 2019, the single has sold 400,000 copies in the United Kingdom, allowing it to receive a Gold certification from the British Phonographic Industry.


  1. red alert

    A red alert is the highest level of emergency or a state of extreme danger or readiness, often used in military, governmental, or other organizational contexts. It indicates that immediate action is required due to a severe threat or imminent disaster.


  1. Red Alert

    Red Alert is the debut album by the Poway, California punk rock band Agent 51, released by Alphabet Records in 1998. It established the band's presence in the local punk rock scene. Some of the songs and the album artwork detail the band's fascination with UFOs, extraterrestrials and the possible coverup of their existence by the United States government. An independent music video was filmed for the title track. After the song "San Diego's Burning" the album has 31 blank tracks, then at 0:51 into track 51 there is a "hidden" semi-instrumental version of "Red Alert," with vocals only on the chorus. After the song, on the same track, there is a clip from the "Area 51" radio program.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of red alert in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of red alert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of red alert in a Sentence

  1. World Bank:

    For some countries, it’s a red alert, we need to find ways to adjust the debt burden, so that the burden of debt on people in poorer countries can be reduced dramatically.

  2. Interior Undersecretary Mahmud Aleuy:

    We have issued a red alert to get more resources to the area ... today we have 30 firefighters from Argentina and we are now coordinating with (firefighting) crews in Brazil and Uruguay, though we still don't know when they will arrive.

  3. President Juan Manuel Santos:

    I'm declaring the red alert for low levels in the Magdalena and Cauca rivers in 23 provinces.

  4. Haim Tomer:

    But in such cases, it would be a low-level 'green alert', meaning the person should be looked at further, whereas a 'red alert' would warrant instant action. That leaves the security services to decide how to handle matters.

  5. Dan Moldea:

    Once they hear that Ralph Picardo is talking and informing, and actually locating Brother Moscatos dump as the site of the body, which it was at that point, that the whole Tony Pro crew decided to go red alert to get the body out of there.

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