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English definition of “notice”

notice

noun (WARNING)    /ˈnəʊ.tɪs/ US  /ˈnoʊ.t̬ɪs/
B1 [U] information or a warning given about something that is going to happen in the future : The next time you visit , can you give me more notice? The emergency services are ready to spring into action at a moment's notice. The building is closed until further notice (= until another official announcement is made).Information and messagesThreats and warnings [U] a letter or statement from an employer or from an employee saying that they will leave their job after a particular period of time , or this period of time : Do I have to work out my notice?Firing staff and being firedRetiring and resigning from work give sb notice to ask someone who works for you to leave their job , usually after a particular period of time : My boss gave me a month's notice.Firing staff and being fired hand/give in your notice C2 to tell your employer that you intend to leave your job after a particular period of time : I handed in my notice yesterday .Retiring and resigning from work
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