Definition of notification in English:


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  • 1The action of notifying someone or something.

    ‘we have yet to receive formal notification of the announcement’
    • ‘there have been numerous notifications of delay’
    • ‘Some 9 million account holders have received notifications that they are eligible for repayments, according to the agreement.’
    • ‘The notification must specifically inform individuals of their rights under the Act.’
    • ‘The officers have been informed of the decision verbally and a letter giving formal notification has been sent to them.’
    • ‘The only notification there has been was a notice in an obscure family history magazine.’
    • ‘I found it surprising that notifications of this nature are done solely by post but John assures me that this is how referees are notified about what matches they are to officiate.’
    informing, telling, apprising, alerting, warning
    information, word, notice, advice, news, intelligence
    announcement, reporting, declaration, communication, disclosure, divulgence, publication, publishing
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    1. 1.1Computing An alert (typically a pop-up or other message) generated by an application to notify the user of a new message, update, social media post, etc.
      ‘I felt the urge to check my notifications, but am happy to report that I stayed away from my phone’
      • ‘he got a notification that his package had been delivered’



/ˌnōdəfəˈkāSH(ə)n/ /ˌnoʊdəfəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/