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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
References in classic literature ?
So, without giving notice of his intention to anyone, and without anybody seeing him, one morning before the dawning of the day (which was one of the hottest of the month of July) he donned his suit of armour, mounted Rocinante with his patched-up helmet on, braced his buckler, took his lance, and by the back door of the yard sallied forth upon the plain in the highest contentment and satisfaction at seeing with what ease he had made a beginning with his grand purpose.
Barely had Sheldon reached the Balesuna, when he heard the faint report of a distant rifle and knew it was the signal of Tudor, giving notice that he had reached the Berande, turned about, and was coming back.
It was clear to David now that he had only one alternative before him: he must either renounce the guineas, by quietly putting them back in his mother's drawer (a course not unattended with difficulty); or he must leave more than a suspicion behind him, by departing early the next morning without giving notice, and with the guineas in his pocket.
1 : the act or an instance of giving notice or information <Notification of all winners will occur tomorrow.
McClatchy has recently signed a new deal with AP, so we are not part of the group that is giving notice," Pruitt said in response to a question during a conference call to discuss McClatchy's third-quarter earnings report.
Midwest said that, according to Wisconsin law, the company will be making the list of shareholders entitled to notice of the annual meeting available for inspection by any shareholder of record two business days after giving notice of Midwest's 2007 annual meeting.
Recent changes to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 have simplified the procedure for giving notice at the end of a lease term.
First Minister Rhodri Morgan, by giving notice that the Assembly is considering pulling out, is sending them an implicit message; although he has not brought any overt pressure, a great danger exists that this will happen because of the comments that he himself has made.
But we will not be giving notice for action next weekend.
Conversely, various of tenant's rights may depend on giving notice to landlord: e.
Besides giving notice, the TMP has other duties crucial to the audit process that start before the audit begins.
00 for 20 consecutive trading days, then Exall may accelerate the expiry date of the share purchase warrants by giving notice to the holders thereof and in such case the share purchase warrants will expire on the 30th day after the date on which such notice is given by Exall.
Asked if the union supported or opposed newspapers giving notice in reaction to the rate structure or other concerns, Winton said "our position is we want AP to be successful and share in that success.
OTCBB:LWSL) announced today that it had filed a Form 15 with the Securities and Exchange Commission giving notice of the suspension of its duty to file reports under Sections 13 and 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
DENVER -- Forest Oil Corporation (Forest) (NYSE:FST) announced today that it is giving notice that it is accelerating the expiration date of its subscription warrants (CUSIP No.