Notification meaning

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A notifying or being notified.
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The notice given or received.
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Something, such as a letter, by which notice is given.
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The act or an instance of notifying.
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Notification is the act of telling someone something, or the method in way notice is given.

If your phone beeps when your email comes in, this is an example of a notification.

If you receive a letter saying your electricity will be turned off if the overdue bill is not paid is an example of a notification.

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The letter, form, etc. used to convey such a notice.
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An indicator that an event has occurred. Notifications are a major feature of smartphones and tablets, informing the user that an event such as a text message, email, weather, news headline or social media update is now available on the device. By wrist vibration, they are also the primary attribute of smartwatches, providing a guaranteed alert when users' phones may be a few feet away. See notification fatigue and smartwatch.
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(uncountable) The act of notifying.
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(countable) A specific piece of information that serves to notify.
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