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Definitions of wake-up call:
- noun: a telephone call that you request be made a specific time in order to wake you up at that time (especially in hotels)
Example: "She left a wake-up call for 7 a.m."
- noun: a warning to take action concerning something that was overlooked or neglected
Example: "The bombing was a wake-up call to strengthene domestic security"
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