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notify someone about someone or something

to inform someone about someone or something. Please notify the insurance company about the accident. I have to notify the doctor about Ed, who is ill.
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notify someone of something

to inform someone about something. Can you notify my parents of my arrival at the airport? We were notified of it last night.
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Discussion around Notify came shortly after Facebook released Instant Articles, its direct publishing system.
Patrick Moran, 51, of Adderley Street, Hillfields, admitted failing to notify the DVLA of a vehicle transfer.
Qwest Notify offers template applications, which provide a speed-to-market solution using efficient, effective, pre-defined scripting, can be deployed quickly, require minimal start-up investment and minimal resource requirements.
Article 37 requires the host government to notify consular officials when their citizens experience a special need for assistance (e.
The new requirements call for firms to notify the peer reviewer of any communications about allegations or investigations (including litigation) relating to the conduct of an accounting, audit or attestation engagement performed and reported on by the firm.
Under the guidance, a financial institution should notify its primary federal regulator of a security breach involving sensitive customer information, whether or not the institution notifies its customers.
On the other hand, if only the requesting spouse files a written protest asking for an Appeals conference, the Service will notify the nonrequesting spouse of the requesting spouse's protest and hold an Appeals conference with the requesting spouse.
And despite privacy laws intended to protect students, it may be possible (within permission guidelines) to work with students one families to establish lines of communication and notify family members of academic or disciplinary problems, or a health-related crisis
The letters notify teachers that they may be laid off, depending on the outcome of ongoing state budget negotiations.
Aqua Notify helps us inform our customers faster and more efficiently in case of an emergency or a significant disruption," said Aqua Virginia President Shannon Becker.
It will notify both spouses that the nonrequesting spouse has the right to file a written protest and request an Appeals conference to protest the preliminary determination.
Effective July 1, entities or persons doing business in California will be required to notify California residents if their personal information--contained in databases under their control--may have been acquired by unauthorized people through a security breach.
And, under appropriate circumstances, they must notify the foreign nationals' consular officials who are posted in the United States.