notification

noun
no·​ti·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌnō-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce notification (audio) \

Definition of notification

1 : the act or an instance of notifying
2 : a written or printed matter that gives notice

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Synonyms for notification

Synonyms

ad, advert [chiefly British], advertisement, announcement, bulletin, communiqué, notice, posting, release

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Examples of notification in a Sentence

I was given no notification that you received my payment. You will be sent a written notification.

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Citing the investigation and pending next of kin notifications, authorities have not released the victims' identities, CNN reported. Charles Ventura, USA TODAY, "El Paso Walmart shooting: What we know about the victims and suspect," 4 Aug. 2019 Massachusetts investigators later determined the Registry of Motor Vehicles hadn't been acting on thousands of out-of-state notifications about serious driving violations. Fox News, "NH governor rips Mass., says DMV 'deficiencies' led to horrific crash that killed 7," 3 Aug. 2019 Deveney, who resigned in June, was just one of several Massachusetts officials to testify on Beacon Hill this week about widespread problems with the RMV’s handling of electronic and mailed notifications about law-breaking drivers from other states. Vernal Coleman, BostonGlobe.com, "N.H. governor blames Mass. Registry failures for fatal crash," 2 Aug. 2019 Massachusetts investigators later determined the Registry of Motor Vehicles hadn’t been acting on thousands of out-of-state notifications about serious driving violations. Washington Post, "Report: Driver who hit bikers was under influence of drugs," 2 Aug. 2019 Shortly after the tirade, Arnold tweeted on his personal account a screenshot of a notification that he had been logged out of the MP's account. Linda Givetash, NBC News, "British politician's aide quits in a brazen Twitter tirade," 24 July 2019 In 2010, Dancy set out on a profound behavioral experiment, using hundreds of sensors to quantify and track his life and send him streams of notifications coaching him to be healthier, happier, and more productive. Alejandro De La Garza, Time, "This AI Software Is 'Coaching' Customer Service Workers. Soon It Could Be Bossing You Around, Too," 8 July 2019 The majority found an extension request is not a separate, new proceeding that would require re-listing probable cause and new personal service of notification. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Court upholds default mental commitment for patient absent from hearing," 12 June 2019 Sitting on a couch while the rest of the group takes turns teeing off, Ayton passes over a phone full of notifications from Phoenix fans thrilled at the possibility of drafting him. Andrew Sharp, SI.com, "There's Never a Bad Time With Deandre Ayton," 12 June 2018

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First Known Use of notification

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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notification

noun

English Language Learners Definition of notification

: something that gives official information to someone : the act of notifying someone

notification

noun
no·​ti·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌnō-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce notification (audio) \

Kids Definition of notification

1 : the act or an instance of giving notice or information Notification of all winners will occur tomorrow.
2 : something written or printed that gives notice I received notification of my acceptance.

notification

noun
no·​ti·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌnōt-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce notification (audio) \

Medical Definition of notification

: the act or an instance of notifying especially : the act of reporting the occurrence of a communicable disease or of an individual affected with such a disease

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