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warn

verb admonish, advise, alert, apprise, caution, caution against danger, communicate to, counsel, deter, discourage, dissuade, exhort, expostulate, forebode, give warning, herald, inform, make aware, notice, notify, portend, predict, premonish, presage, put on one's guard, remind, remonstrate, reprimand, signal, sound the alarm, urge to take heed
Associated concepts: warning order, warning regarding product liability, warn of a danger, warn of known and obvious defects
See also: advise, alert, apprise, caution, counsel, deter, discourage, exhort, forewarn, herald, inform, notice, notify, portend, predict, presage, remind, remonstrate, reprimand
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WARN defines a plant closing as the permanent or temporary shutdown of a single site of employment, or one or more facilities or operating units within a single site of employment, if the shutdown results in an employment loss at the single site of employment during any 30-day period for 50 or more employees, excluding any part-time employees.
I warn you that you will be cold - when fuel charges are used as a tax system that the rich don't notice and the poor can't afford.
The period of blame crested as the crusade to warn achieved many formal measures of success, including passage of the 1988 Alcoholic Beverages Labeling Act, discussion of FAS in medical textbooks, school health education about FAS, and regular warnings about alcohol and pregnancy in the media.
In Carlin, the plaintiff claimed that Upjohn was strictly liable for failing to warn of the emotional, physical, and psychological dangers of Halcion that were either known to Upjohn or reasonably knowable scientifically.
Davis said he felt he had an obligation to warn the public.
Powered by CallingID, Privacy Protection warns users of potentially dangerous Web sites by verifying information about the site's ownership including its origin, date created, and any other pertinent information concerning the legitimacy of the Web site.
Students and teachers have spoken at town hall meetings across California, and WARN has been profiled in juvenile justice and crime prevention guides.
The city claims those companies and other tobacco sellers failed to warn consumers under Proposition 65.
Liver disease experts had asked the company for many years to warn the public about the risk.
The Indian warning label shows an image of a symbolic scorpion and the Nigerian warning label uses only a vague text message ("The Federal Ministry of Health warns that smokers are liable to die young.
Lane departure warning systems are the first level in what will become a comprehensive system that looks around the car, evaluates the situation, conducts a threat assessment and warns the driver," says Scott Bogard, senior research engineer, Engineering Research Div.