notification

noun no·ti·fi·ca·tion \ ˌnō-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of notification

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

Examples of notification in a Sentence

  1. I was given no notification that you received my payment.

  2. You will be sent a written notification.

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First Known Use of notification

14th century


NOTIFICATION Defined for English Language Learners

notification

noun

Definition of notification for English Language Learners

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


NOTIFICATION Defined for Kids

notification

noun no·ti·fi·ca·tion \ ˌnō-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of notification for Students

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.

Medical Dictionary

notification

noun no·ti·fi·ca·tion \ ˌnōt-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

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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