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English definition of “notify”

notify

verb [T]  /ˈnoʊ·t̬ɪˌfɑɪ/ us  
to tell someone officially about something: Contest winners will be notified by postcard.
notification
noun [C/U]  /ˌnoʊ·t̬ɪ·fəˈkeɪ·ʃən/ us  
[U] Final notification should reach teachers by March 15.
(Definition of notify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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