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give notice

1. To inform one's employer of one's resignation. In this usage, a possessive pronoun is often used between "give" and "notice." I just gave my notice, so I'm officially leaving in two weeks. You can just walk out—you have to at least give notice!
2. To alert one to something. I think your teacher would have been more understanding if you had given notice of this printing issue in advance.
See also: give, notice

give (one's) notice

to formally tell one's employer that one is quitting one's job. Did you hear that James is leaving? He gave his notice yesterday. Lisa gave notice today. She got a job offer from another company.
See also: give, notice

give notice

1. Inform or warn someone of something, as in He's prompt about giving us notice of any discrepancy in the accounts. [Late 1500s]
2. Tell one's employer one is quitting, as in Our housekeeper gave notice last week. This usage, first recorded in 1765, originally alluded to any kind of termination, such as a housing lease, but today is most often used for leaving employment.
See also: give, notice
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With Persian Punch adopting his customary front-running role, Murtagh positioned Give Notice in mid-division, setting his mount alight when Christophe Soumillon sent Polish Summer to the front early in the straight.
83-108, note 8 (annual exclusion permitted because the trustee had to give notice within 10 days after a contribution and the beneficiary had 43 days after receipt of such notice to exercise the withdrawal power).
Ambrose Turnbull's gelding came home a length and a half to the good from the John Dunlop-trained Give Notice at the Sussex track, but the latter has the opportunity to reoppose on 3lb better terms on the Knavesmire.
Give Notice has a fine chance of cementing his position at the top of the table with victory in the Goose Green Handicap.
The winner faces a possible rematch with Give Notice on the Knavesmire next month, and the pair could meet again on the other side of the globe later in the year.
A passthrough partner that is not provided notice as the law provides cannot be expected to give notice to the indirect partners.
GIVE NOTICE, a progressive handicapper last term, left Persian Punch still seeking a first win at Ascot when bridging a significant gap in class to land the Bovis Homes Sagaro Stakes, writes Jon Lees.
Improving stayer Give Notice can land the middle leg of a treble for John Dunlop in the Goose Green Handicap (4.
At Redcar, Give Notice can initiate a double for Dunlop in the www.