without prior notice


: without having told the people involved
The contract was canceled without prior notice.

Examples of without prior notice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The program may be suspended, modified or terminated by the Company at any time and for any reason, without prior notice. Charlotte Observer, 22 Apr. 2024 He was taken in the middle of the night from the public section of a prison without prior notice, despite the Revolutionary Court advising that he be referred to the Commission on Pardons and Commutations for his death sentence to be commuted to life imprisonment. Nilo Tabrizy, Washington Post, 4 Apr. 2024 Then in June 2023, he was once again admitted, without prior notice by the Vatican, for abdominal surgery to remove internal scar tissue. Claudio Lavanga, NBC News, 31 Mar. 2024 Scores of virulent riot police have shown up to evict them without prior notice. Carlos Aguilar, Variety, 29 Jan. 2024 Gutierrez Reed’s lawyer, Jason Bowles, said the new charge came without prior notice or evidence to support it. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 22 June 2023 But in December, a federal judge ordered the city to stop enforcing camping and sleeping bans against unsheltered people as long as there are not enough shelter beds available and to stop seizing unsheltered people’s belongings without prior notice. Juliette Rihl, The Arizona Republic, 6 Apr. 2023 In 2015 alone, at least five executives became unreachable without prior notice to their companies, including Fosun Group Chairman Guo Guangchang, who Fosun later said was assisting with investigations regarding a personal matter. Reuters, NBC News, 27 Feb. 2023 Last week, Union Pacific reached an agreement with two of its smaller unions granting their members up to four sick days a year, as well as greater flexibility to use three personal days as sick days without prior notice and approval. Chris Isidore, CNN, 27 Feb. 2023

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“Without prior notice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/without%20prior%20notice. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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