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notification

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.

Notification

 

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.

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Govinda Sandi, 24, of Clifford Bridge Road, Walsgrave, was convicted in his absence of failing to notify the DVLA of a vehicle transfer.
62) Statement 2, "When Consular Notification is Mandatory," reads as follows: Because of your nationality, we are required to notify your country's consular representative here in the United States that you have been arrested or detained.
Additionally, it is recommended that all employees be trained to identify and notify the compliance officer of any occurrences or behaviors that indicate a person might be involved in criminal or terrorist activities or the funding of those activities, including:
The administering entity will review the reasonableness of the firm's explanation and notify the firm in writing whether a scope limitation in the peer review report is required.
If both spouses file written protests requesting Appeals conferences, the Service will notify each spouse of the other's request.
If the notification cost is less than $250,000 and the number of people affected is less than 500,000, the business can notify those affected by written or electronic notice.
We have to pay triple what we used to pay and the EIDC doesn't notify people properly.
Because of your nationality, we are required to notify your country's consular representatives here in the United States that you have been arrested or detained.
At the same time, however, it is relatively easy for taxpayers to notify the IRS of address changes and thereby help avoid costly litigation.
Aqua Notify will help us inform our customers faster in case of an emergency, a temporary water disruption, or other situations that affect their service," said Aqua President Tom Roberts.
Second, the ruling allows the taxpayer to (1) notify the QI two to three days after the purchase of replacement property and (2) provide a form in advance to participating selling dealers that contains an assignment of rights to the QI.
I'm concerned that they didn't notify us,'' Lee said.