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English definition of “notify”

notify

verb [T]     /ˈnəʊ.tɪ.faɪ/ US  /ˈnoʊ.t̬ə-/
C1 to tell someone officially about something: The school is required to notify parents if their children fail to come to school . Has everyone been notified of the decision ? [+ that] We notified the police that the bicycle had been stolen .Announcing, informing and stating
(Definition of notify verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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