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inform

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪnˈfɔːm/
TELL B1 to tell someone about something: If he calls me again, I shall inform the police. [+ (that)] He informed us that we would have to leave.Announcing, informing and stating
GIVE INFORMATION B1 to give someone information about something: [often passive] Patients should be informed about the risks. He keeps his parents informed of his whereabouts.Announcing, informing and stating
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