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(of the coloration of certain distasteful or poisonous animals) having conspicuous markings, which predators recognize and learn to avoid; aposematic

What does it mean when you dream about a warning?

A warning in a dream is often a warning about something in our everyday life, though it could also be an unwarranted feeling of alarm. Alternatively, a dream warning could be a message that something in our life needs attention.


Canterbury bells
fairies’ church bells; relied on for vigilance. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 167]
Capitoline geese
squawked obstreperously at sight of invader mounting rampart. [Rom. Hist.: Benét, 166]
crows at trespassers; morning call routs evil spirits. [Folklore: White, 150; Mercatante, 173–175]
crow’s cry
warning of death or illness. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 388]
fiery cross
traditional Highlands call to arms. [Scot. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 324–325]
Trojan priest warns citizens not to accept wooden horse. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
Roland’s ivory horn; sounded to summon Charlemagne. [Fr. Lit.: The Song of Roland]
Revere, Paul
(1735–1818) famous American patriot who warned, “The British are coming” (1775). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 425–426]
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He and other backers noted it would allow states to petition the FDA to include their warnings nationally.
The regional increase mirrored the national picture, which saw total profit warnings of 97, an increase of 13% on the 85 issued in the first three months of 2005 and a jump of 52% from Q2 2004.
However, this time, the police officer "gave Seibert the Miranda warnings and obtained a signed waiver of rights from her.
The Bureau of Internal Revenue should ensure that excise tax stamps are affixed only to tobacco products with the new warnings,' he said, adding that violators should be fined or prosecuted.
The West Midlands followed the national trend which saw 81 profit warnings in Q4 2017, up from 75 in Q3 and 11 per cent higher than the same quarter of 2016.
Mexico, for example, introduced pictorial warnings on cigarette packs with specific statements about the dangers of toxins in 2010.
The new text goes into detail about acceptable warnings and methods of transmission for area and environmental warnings, and particular language for some specific products and businesses:
He added the worldwide trend for larger and picture health warnings was growing and unstoppable.
Keywords: Health warnings, Tobacco, Cigarette packet.
Previous studies on alcohol warning labels used potentially problematic warnings to assess message recognition and perception change, thereby risking erroneous results and conclusions (see Al-hamdani, 2014, for a review).