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English definition of “inform”

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
(Definition of inform verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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