Meaning of “tip sb off” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “tip sb off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tip sb off

phrasal verb with tip uk /tɪp/ us verb -pp-

to give someone information, often about something dishonest or illegal that is happening:

Financial authorities have been tipped off and are now beginning a series of investigations.

(Definition of “tip sb off” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)