be short notice Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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be short notice

to be very near the ​time when an ​event is ​expected to ​happen: I will have to ​cancel this afternoon's ​class - I'm ​sorry it's such short ​notice.
(Definition of be short notice from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be short notice”
in Chinese (Simplified) 临时通知, 距离预定发生时间非常近…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臨時通知, 距離預定發生時間非常近…
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