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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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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The sagacious animal sees and smells all round him, and by his starting and whinnying, gives notice of the approach of strangers.
General VK Singh seemingly tried to undermine the notice served by the Election Commission to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over his "Modi Ji Ki Sena" remark by saying, "Election Commission gives notice on 100 things".
He reiterated that unless any member or a Minister gives Notice of his intention to move such motion, no further proceedings can be conducted in this regard.
Department for Transport TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 THE SECRETARY OF STATE hereby gives notice of the proposal to make an Order under section 247 of the above Act to authorise the stopping up of a western part width of Pottery Bank and a length and two northern part widths of the highway connecting Pottery Bank to Mafeking Street at Walker, in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Department for Transport TOWN AND COUNTRY R PLANNING ACT 1990 THE SECRETAR T Y R OF STAT T E hereby gives notice of the proposal to make an Order under section 247 of the above Act to authorise the stopping up of three sections of footway at Sheepcote Street, Oozell's Way a and Broad Street at Birmingham, in the City of Birmingham.
Department for Transport TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 THE SECRETARY OF STATE hereby gives notice that the Order under section 247 of the above Act to authorise the stopping up of an irregular shaped southern part width of Castle Way comprising highway verge at Middlesbrough, in the Borough of Middlesbrough, referred to in the Notice published on 13 February 2014, under reference NATTRAN/NE/S247/500, will not be made, the application for the order having been withdrawn.
THE SECRETARY OF STATE hereby gives notice of the proposal to make an Order under section 247 of the above Act to authorise the stopping up of a length of Eastcote Terrace including its cul-de-sac arm and highway verge and 6 associated unnamed footpaths which lie between Eastcote Terrace and Readhead Drive at Walker, in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Department for Transport TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 THE SECRETARY OF STATE hereby gives notice of the proposal to make an Order under section 247 of the above Act to authorise the stopping up of an irregular shaped southern part width of St Peters Street, an irregular shaped western part width of Byram Street, both comprising footway, and an irregular shaped area of the unnamed highway which lies adjacent to the rear of No.s 6 - 8 St Peters Street at Huddersfield, in Kirklees.
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Lamentations 3 v22/23 gives notice of this: ``Because of the Lord's great love, we are not consumed for his compassions never fail.
While his church seldom uses incense (and it gives notice in the bulletin when it will use it), visits to other church services are a gamble.
The 16th Circuit JNC anticipates a vacancy on the Circuit Court, and gives notice of a predicted deadline to submit completed application forms.
To the contrary, the Court found that reference to the ancillary charges "permissibly gives notice of landlord's additional claim for contractual damages provided for in the parties' lease." The Court also found that such ancillary charges were a "proper subject of recovery in the summary proceeding." One caveat noted by the Court, such ancillary charges are limited to being the predicate for a money judgment in the case of the regulated tenancy; as opposed to a possessory judgment.