(redirected from notifications)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.


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.



an official notice sent by one state to another concerning some concrete fact, event, action, or document. Notification is sometimes provided for in treaties, for example, to announce that a treaty is going into effect, that a state is adhering to the treaty, or that a treaty is being denounced.

References in periodicals archive ?
The new boarding notification allows passengers to discover if gate agents are allowing passengers to begin boarding early.
The Punjab government had appointed chairmen of six development authorities of the province through a single notification issued by the Punjab Housing and Urban Development Department on Oct 4 last year.
On the other hand, the bank has recently introduced an app that enables clients to set up so-called push notifications. They run so that if a person installs the app and is connected to the internet, he/she will receive a notification after a transaction.
"We've learned a lot building and launching Nearby Notifications. However, earlier this year, we noticed a significant increase in locally irrelevant and spammy notifications that were leading to a poor user experience," Google said on the ( Android Developers blog .
Likewise, the notifications of Nawab Muhammad Khan Raisani, Muhammad Akbar were issued on for the Balochistan Assembly.
"You know those red bubbles that appear when you get notifications?" Twitter's Support account tweeted.
, but imposed a fine for the late filing of notification to the antitrust body.
The only constituency that the ECP has withheld the notification for is NA-53 Islamabad.
After a summary of issuing notifications to successful candidates was approved by the chief election commissioner, the documents were uploaded on the electoral body's website.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Tuesday withheld the notification of 11 National and 23 Provincial assemblies' constituencies due to cases in courts, death of candidates, postponement of election, non-submission of returns and recounting.
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will issue notification of all successful candidates by August 9.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) dismissed on Monday a petition filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan through which he challenged the Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) notifications accusing him of violating the ECP code of conduct during campaigns in by-elections.

Full browser ?