Definition of “notify” - English Dictionary

“notify” in British English

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notifyverb [ T ]

uk /ˈnəʊ.tɪ.faɪ/ us /ˈnoʊ.t̬ə.faɪ/

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.

(Definition of “notify” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“notify” in American English

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notifyverb [ T ]

us /ˈnoʊ·t̬ɪˌfɑɪ/

to tell someone officially about something:

Contest winners will be notified by postcard.
notification
noun [ C/U ] us /ˌnoʊ·t̬ɪ·fəˈkeɪ·ʃən/

[ U ] Final notification should reach teachers by March 15.

(Definition of “notify” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“notify” in Business English

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notifyverb [ T ]

uk /ˈnəʊtɪfaɪ/ us

to tell someone officially about something:

notify sb of sth You will be notified immediately of any changes to the arrangements.
notify sb that We have just been notified that our application has been successful.
Businesses must notify consumers if their personal information has been subject to a security breach.

(Definition of “notify” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)