Amber Alert

noun

Definition of Amber Alert

  1. :  a widely publicized bulletin that alerts the public to a recently abducted or missing child

Origin and Etymology of amber alert

from the U.S. Justice Department AMBER Alert Program that issues such bulletins, originally from Amber Hagerman †1996 U.S. victim of an abduction, later read as an acronym for America's Missing Broadcast Emergency Response


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Amber Alert

noun

Legal Definition of Amber Alert

  1. :  a widely publicized bulletin that alerts the public to a recently abducted or missing child

Origin and Etymology of amber alert

from the U.S. Justice Dept. AMBER Alert Program that issues such bulletins, originally from Amber Hagerman †1996 victim of an abduction, later read as America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response


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