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English definition of “notice”

notice

verb     /ˈnəʊ.tɪs/ US  /ˈnoʊ.t̬ɪs/
B1 [I or T] to see or become conscious of something or someone: I noticed a crack in the ceiling. Mary waved at the man but he didn't seem to notice. [+ (that)] He noticed (that) the woman was staring at him. [+ question word] Did you notice how she did that?Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive [T often passive] to bring someone to the attention of the public, usually because of an unusual skill, etc.: She was first noticed by the critics at the age of twelve, and went on to become a world-famous violinist.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
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