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Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation ofalertar.
Affirmative imperativeconjugation ofalertar.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (vigilant)
a. alert
El perro estaba alerta con las orejas levantadas escuchando los ladridos lejanos.The dog was alert with his ears up listening to the barking in the distance.
b. watchful
Los niños nadaban en el mar bajo la supervisión alerta de su madre.The children were swimming in the sea under their mother's watchful eye.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (used to warn)
a. watch out!
¡Alerta! ¡El enemigo es más fuerte que tú y perderás el juego!Watch out! Your enemy is stronger than you and you'll lose the game!
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (attentively)
a. on the alert
La policía anda alerta por si se vuelve a producir un robo.The police is on the alert in case another robbery takes place.
b. alert (adjective)
En Japón, yo viviría alerta por los posibles terremotos.In Japan, I would be alert all the time because of the potential earthquakes.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
4. (warning signal)
a. alert
Desactivé la alerta de notificaciones en mi móvil.I disabled the notifications alert on my phone.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. alert
alerta rojared alert
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (general)
¡alerta!watch o look out!
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watch out!
alert; watchful
estar alerta estar ojo alerta to be on the alert
todos los servicios de auxilio están alerta(s) all the rescue services are on stand-by
dar la alerta dar la voz de alerta to raise the alarm
en estado de alerta on the alert; en alerta de 24 horas on 24-hour stand-by
El presidente surcoreano, Kim Young- Sam, orden ayer al Ministerio de Defensa poner a las Fuerzas Armadas en alerta de 24 horas
alerta previa early warning
alerta roja red alert
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