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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Examples of notification in a Sentence

I was given no notification that you received my payment. You will be sent a written notification.
Recent Examples on the Web Her name has not been released pending family notification. Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 14 Sep. 2022 The names of the deceased were not released pending family notification, officials said. Justin Wm. Moyer, Washington Post, 9 Sep. 2022 The fourth man, the driver who was alone in the Subaru, was not identified pending notification of next of kin, Rollinsford police said in a statement on Facebook. Matt Yan, BostonGlobe.com, 5 Sep. 2022 The victim’s name was withheld, pending notification of his family. David Hernandez, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Sep. 2022 Authorities did not identify the women, pending family notification. Lorraine Taylor, Fox News, 5 Sep. 2022 The sheriff's office didn't release the name of the man pending family notification. Sophie Carson, USA TODAY, 30 Aug. 2022 The sheriff's office didn't release the name of the man pending family notification. Sophie Carson, Journal Sentinel, 29 Aug. 2022 The identity of the man, 26, was being withheld pending notification of his family, police said Tuesday. Clifford Ward, Chicago Tribune, 16 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of notification

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

19 Sep 2022

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“Notification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/notification. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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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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