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notify (one) about (something)

To let one know about someone or something; to bring someone or something to one's attention. We're notifying customers about an exciting new offer we have available. Notify me about any suspicious people as soon as possible.
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notify (one) of (something)

To let one know about someone or something; to bring someone or something to one's attention. We're notifying customers of an exciting new offer we have available. Notify me of any suspicious people as soon as possible.
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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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the State Department traditionally looks to the arresting or detaining officers as the persons primarily responsible for notifying the foreign Consul.
As a general rule, LAPD representatives will inform the spouse first, alone, and follow the spouse's wishes regarding how the representatives should handle notifying other family and friends.