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English definition of “inform”

inform

verb [T]     /ɪnˈfɔːm/ US  /-ˈfɔːrm/
B1 to tell someone about particular facts: The name of the dead man will not be released until his relatives have been informed. Why wasn't I informed about this earlier? Walters was not properly informed of the reasons for her arrest. [+ that] I informed my boss that I was going to be away next week.Announcing, informing and stating
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