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"notify" in British English

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notifyverb [T]

uk   /ˈnəʊ.tɪ.faɪ/  us   /ˈnoʊ.t̬ə.faɪ/
C1 to ​tell someone ​officially about something: The ​school is ​required to notify ​parents if ​theirchildrenfail to come to ​school. Has everyone been notified of the ​decision? [+ that] We notified the ​police that the ​bicycle had been ​stolen.
(Definition of notify from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"notify" in American English

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notifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈnoʊ·t̬ɪˌfɑɪ/
to ​tell someone ​officially about something: Contest ​winners will be notified by ​postcard.
notification
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌnoʊ·t̬ɪ·fəˈkeɪ·ʃən/
[U] Final notification should ​reachteachers by ​March 15.
(Definition of notify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"notify" in Business English

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notifyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈnəʊtɪfaɪ/
to tell someone ​officially about something: notify sb of sth You will be notified immediately of any ​changes to the ​arrangements.notify sb that We have just been notified that our ​application has been ​successful. Businesses must notify ​consumers if their ​personalinformation has been ​subject to a ​securitybreach.
(Definition of notify from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“notify” in American English

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