prenotify

verb
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

Definition of prenotify

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

Other Words from prenotify

prenotification \ ˌprē-​ˌnō-​tə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce prenotify (audio) \ or pre-notification noun, plural prenotifications or pre-notifications
provided customers with written prenotification of the policy changes

First Known Use of prenotify

1725, in the meaning defined above

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“Prenotify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prenotify. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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