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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Drew Angerer/Getty Images For a lot of people, the major news stories in 2018 — from the midterm elections to the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation battle — just went by in an endless scroll of push notifications. Zack Beauchamp, Vox, "The 9 thinkers who made sense of 2018’s chaos," 27 Dec. 2018 The statute provides for various options, but the method of notification is to be conspicuous to ensure the message is read. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "CenturyLink blocked its customers’ Internet access in order to show an ad," 17 Dec. 2018 Next of kin notification was conducted by @OCSOALERTS approx. Paulina Dedaj, Fox News, "Small plane crashes at Florida's Eglin Air Force Base; 4 killed," 30 Aug. 2018 Neither victim had been identified, pending next of kin notification. Brieanna J Frank, azcentral, "Police seek suspect in fatal Glendale shooting," 9 July 2018 Such potential winner must respond to the Sponsor as instructed within 48 hours of first notification. CNN, "OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS," 12 June 2018 The names of the victims are being withheld pending next of kin notification. CBS News, "U.S. soldier killed in attack by al Qaeda affiliate in Somalia," 8 June 2018 The app uses a series of notifications to let kids know when their time is about to expire. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, "Parental controls are coming to iOS. Here's what you can do with them," 5 June 2018 The administration said that lack of notification deprived its lawyers of the chance to ask the Supreme Court to block the procedure, at least temporarily. Adam Liptak, BostonGlobe.com, "Supreme Court sides with baker who turned away gay couple," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of notification

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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notifiable

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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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