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We’ve put a notice up on the door to say we’re open.
Have you read the notice on the board about scholarships?
If you want to arrive early you must give advance notice.
We like to have notice of any local events of interest.
I need a month’s notice if you’re planning to move out.
Finding a replacement could prove difficult on short notice.
Lucy was ready to leave at a moment’s notice.
a copyright notice
Their working conditions were only brought to public notice last year.
I’ll bring the situation to his notice at the first opportunity.
It has come to our notice that some cash is missing.
He first came to my notice when I saw him on stage.
It may have escaped your notice, but some of us are trying to work.
Wear what you like – no one seems to take any notice.
Take no notice of him – he always behaves like that.
Please take notice of the nearest emergency exit.
This is the American English definition of notice. View British English definition of notice.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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