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give notice

1. To inform one's employer of one's resignation. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is often used between "give" and "notice." I just gave my notice, so I'm officially leaving in two weeks.
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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Jonquel Gaston, 20, of Carbondale given notice to appear for city ordinance violation of consumption of alcohol.
Pence has the audacity to say that Trump has given notice to Pakistan, no one can given notice to Pakistan, let alone US," he asserted.
Volvo AB (Volvo) (NASDAQ: VOLV) (STO: VOLVA) (STO: VOLVB), a Sweden-based truck manufacturer, has given notice to 250 blue-collar employees at its aero unit in Trollhattan, in southern Sweden.
THE world's second biggest truckmaker Volvo has given notice to 1,620 employees in Sweden as demand for new vehicles plummets.
Finnish-Swedish telecomms operator TeliaSonera AB (OMX Helsinki:TLS1V) (OMX Stockholm:TLSN) announced on Monday (12 January) that it has given notice to 1,200 employees in Sweden.
The Dispatch is the latest in a string of newspapers that have given notice to the news cooperative following the announcement of a new rate structure just over a year ago.
Q: We have been given notice that the site we work on is going to shut down and we are all going to be made redundant at the end of the summer.
Midwest told AirTran in a letter that it should be advised that Midwest has not yet given notice of its 2007 annual meeting of shareholders, and that the suggestion in an AirTran statement that Midwest's public announcement of the annual meeting date triggered shareholders' rights to review the shareholder list is not correct.
One of the elements a tenant must allege in order to claim a constructive eviction - at least where the alleged condition is not the result of a knowing wrong by the landlord itself - is that tenant have given notice to landlord concerning the condition:
NEW YORK -- Flag Luxury Riv, LLC, Rivacq LLC and High Desert Gaming LLC (the "Buyers") have given notice of their election to purchase the remaining shares of common stock of Riviera Holdings Corporation from William L.
The Swedish defence and aerospace group Saab said on Wednesday (8 June) that it had given notice to 350 employees at its operations in Linkoping, Sweden.
The airline said that it initiated the police action and that it has given notice to 13 suspects, despite the fact that only 12 were arrested.
If the Company meets the initial listing criteria, the Company will be given notice that it has been granted an additional 180 calendar-day period to comply with the Rule.
This adjustment regrettably implies that 45 employees in Stockholm will be given notice," Johansson said.
21st Century Insurance (NYSE:TW) announced today that it has given notice terminating the employment of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Lawrence Bascom, effective April 7, 2006.