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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: notifier, from Late Latin notificare, from Latin notus; NOTICE2

notify

verb
     
no‧ti‧fy past tense and past participle notified, present participle notifying, third person singular notifies [transitive]
to formally or officially tell someone about something [= inform]
notify somebody of something
You will be notified of any changes in the system.
notify somebody that
In August we were notified that our article had been rejected.

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