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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Once detected, a notification is sent to administrators, who can then step in and stop the culprit. Leah Asmelash, CNN, "High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping," 12 Sep. 2019 In its notification to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, dated September 5 and obtained by CBS News, the Government Accountability Office said the matter was within its purview to investigate. Camilo Montoya-galvez, CBS News, "Federal watchdog to probe Trump's land seizures to build border wall," 11 Sep. 2019 For example, a proposal to require automakers to send email notifications of recalls has been pending for more than three years. NBC News, "Automakers to equip U.S. vehicles with systems to avoid hot car deaths of children," 4 Sep. 2019 Area police agencies have sent notifications announcing their intention to beef up patrols this weekend and to especially target impaired drivers. oregonlive, "Portland metro Friday traffic: Extra police patrols looking for impaired drivers Labor Day weekend," 30 Aug. 2019 The extremely detailed maps provide grid numbers to dispatch centers that can send out mass notifications to the public in case an evacuation is needed. Rob Nikolewski, Ramona Sentinel, "SDG&E ramps up fire safety efforts," 19 Aug. 2019 Thinking about your Twitter notifications gives me anxiety. Marissa R. Moss, Los Angeles Times, "From feral hogs to Ben Shapiro, how Americana star Jason Isbell keeps winning Twitter," 7 Aug. 2019 The extremely detailed maps provide grid numbers to dispatch centers that can send out mass notifications to the public in case an evacuation is needed. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Ahead of peak wildfire season, SDG&E and local officials ramp up safety efforts," 7 Aug. 2019 Staying informed in an important part of preparing for a wildfire or other disaster, and one of the ways to do that is by signing up for a service like Alert San Diego, which will send notifications of emergencies. Emily Sorensen, Pomerado News, "New fire chief: Dangers blossom from wet winter, spring," 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of notification

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of notification was in the 14th century

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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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