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  1. wake-up callnoun

    a warning to take action concerning something that was overlooked or neglected

    "the bombing was a wake-up call to strengthen domestic security"

  2. wake-up callnoun

    a telephone call that you request be made a specific time in order to wake you up at that time (especially in hotels)

    "she left a wake-up call for 7 a.m."

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  1. Lon Kightlinger:

    It should be a wake-up call for not only for every person, for every health center in Madagascar, but for the whole world. These diseases come back and they clobber us if we are not protected, these are living viruses who are very clever, and they will find us.

  2. Jonathan Adkins:

    It's really a wake-up call for parents and communities across the country to look around their schools and neighborhoods and put together a plan, they need to make sure there's a safe, clear way for people to walk or bike or do a drop-off.

  3. Alexander Haddow:

    The current Zika virus outbreak in South and Central America is another wake-up call that increased globalization and climate change will continue to lead to the emergence of viral pathogens, we need to be preparing for the next Zika virus now.

  4. Leonardo DiCaprio:

    I hope that Greta's message is a wake-up call to world leaders everywhere that the time for inaction is over.

  5. Houston Chronicle:

    It certainly should be a wake-up call to the entire Republican Party nationwide that this race is even competitive, i think Republicans should be worried.

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