early warning

  1. advance notice of some impending event or development

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How to use early warning in a sentence

  • "Remember that an early warning of danger is valuable," Sir Thomas cried down to them from the poop.

    Roger the Bold | F. S. Brereton
  • Air defenses include surface-to-air missiles, antiaircraft artillery, and early warning and aircraft control sites.

    Area Handbook for Romania | Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The chauffeur walked back a few yards, prepared to give early warning to the approaching horseman.

    The Hillman | E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • They both deceived Aliandra, in spite of her father's early warning and her old aunt's anxious advice.

    Corleone | F. Marion Crawford