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English definition of “have/take a notion to do sth”

have/take a notion to do sth

old-fashioned
to suddenly want to do something: I had a notion to write them a letter.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
(Definition of have/take a notion to do sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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