pre·​no·​ti·​fy ˌprē-ˈnō-tə-ˌfī How to pronounce prenotify (audio)
variants or pre-notify
prenotified or pre-notified; prenotifying or pre-notifying

transitive verb

: to inform or notify (someone) in advance
Passengers were prenotified that some flights might be canceled.
The commissioner must be pre-notified of proposed mergers with a transaction size of $87 million or higher.Ian Graham
prenotification noun
or pre-notification
plural prenotifications or pre-notifications
provided customers with written prenotification of the policy changes

Word History

First Known Use

1725, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prenotify was in 1725

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Cite this Entry

“Prenotify.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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