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English definition of “notify”

notify

verb [T]     /ˈnəʊtɪfaɪ/ formal
to officially tell someone about something: You should notify the police if you are involved in a road accident . [+ (that)] The court notified her that her trial date had been postponed .Announcing, informing and stating
notification     /ˌnəʊtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [C, U] She claimed that the bank had closed her account without prior notification.
(Definition of notify verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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