Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or an instance of notifying.
  • noun Something, such as a letter, by which notice is given.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of notifying or giving notice; the act of making known, publishing, or proclaiming.
  • noun Specifically, the act of giving official notice or information by writing, or by other means: as, the notification must take place in three days.
  • noun Notice given in words or writing, or by signs; intimation.
  • noun The writing which communicates information; an advertisement, citation, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of notifying, or giving notice; the act of making known; especially, the act of giving official notice or information to the public or to individuals, corporations, companies, or societies, by words, by writing, or by other means.
  • noun Notice given in words or writing, or by signs.
  • noun The writing which communicates information; an advertisement, or citation, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The act of notifying.
  • noun countable A specific piece of information that serves to notify.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a request for payment
  • noun an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative
  • noun informing by words

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Examples

  • Also, we hereby state, under penalty of perjury, that the information in this notification is accurate and that we are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive rights being infringed as set forth in this notification.

    MediaSentry operates in Australia: confirmed

  • Also, we hereby state, under penalty of perjury, that the information in this notification is accurate and that we are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive rights being infringed as set forth in this notification.

    MediaSentry operates in Australia: confirmed

  • The DMCA allows copyright owners to file a "takedown notice" with a service provider such as YouTube, provided that the copyright owner swears under penalty of perjury that he or she owns the copyright in question ( "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner of an exclusive right that is infringed").

    Boing Boing

  • I have received formal notification from the Director of the Naval Special Warfare Archives that the claims made by Mr. JOHN TAYLOR are absolutely and unequivocally FALSE – specifically his claims of being "the only living WWII Navy Seal Officer, and the youngest Navy Officer on active duty during WWII".

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Presence of a data breach notification is further evidence of presumptive breach, which should be enforceable through ordinary remedies for contract rights.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • The quickest process for blocking an app I've found is this: when you see a notification from the app in your News Feed, click on the app name (or "throw one back!" or whatever -- any link that takes you into the app), then in the following "allow this app?" page, click the app name again to go to the app's home page in a new window.

    Why I'm deleting my Facebook account

  • Update: Bylsma writes to say that retailers received an automated notification from the distributor, and that his Diamond representative apologized for the publisher not being directly informed of the cancellation.

    Food or Comics | Money, comics and the economy [Updated] | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • The conscious decision by Monster. com management to do nothing in terms of direct notification is without question inexcusable.

    Full Monsters | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • One of the big disadvantages of the notification is that it is very difficult to do anything with them.

    FirefoxNotify Puts Download Notices In Ubuntu’s Pop-Ups | Lifehacker Australia

  • Wednesday, Ms. Whitman said she never received any notification from the government that would have alerted her to the woman's status.

    Whitman Rejects Claims by Ex-Housekeeper

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