no|tice1 [ `noutıs ] verb transitive ***
to become conscious of someone or something by seeing, hearing, or feeling them:
I noticed that the door was open.
After a few days here you hardly notice the rain!
Did you notice how pale he looks?
get noticed
to get attention from other people:
She'll do anything to get noticed.
no|tice 2 [ `noutıs ] noun ***
1. ) count a sign put in a public place that announces something or warns people about something:
We've put a notice up on the door to say we're open.
Have you read the notice on the board about scholarships?
a ) a published or broadcast announcement giving information about something:
an obituary notice
public service notices
2. ) uncount information or a warning about something that is going to happen:
If you want to arrive early you must give advance notice.
We like to have notice of any local events of interest.
a ) the period between the time you tell someone you are going to do something and the time you do it:
I need a month's notice if you're planning to move out.
at or on short/a moment's/a few hours' notice: Finding a replacement could prove difficult on short notice.
Lucy was ready to leave at a moment's notice.
3. ) count an official document containing a warning, instructions, or information about something:
a copyright notice
4. ) count an article that gives someone's opinion of a new movie, play, etc., especially in a newspaper: REVIEW
bring something to someone's notice FORMAL
to tell someone about something:
Their working conditions were only brought to public notice last year.
I'll bring the situation to his notice at the first opportunity.
come to someone's notice (that) FORMAL
to find out about something:
It has come to our notice that some cash is missing.
He first came to my notice when I saw him on stage.
escape someone's notice
if a fact, situation, etc. escapes your notice, you are not conscious of it:
It may have escaped your notice, but some of us are trying to work.
give/hand in (your) notice
to tell your employer that you are leaving your job, especially in a letter
give someone notice
1. ) to tell someone that they must leave their job
2. ) to tell someone officially that they must leave a place they are renting
3. ) LEGAL to tell someone officially that you intend to do something
take notice
to pay attention to something:
Wear what you like, no one seems to take any notice.
take notice of: Take no notice of him he always behaves like that.
Please take notice of the nearest emergency exit.
until further notice
until someone announces that a situation has changed or no longer exists:
The road is closed to traffic until further notice.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.


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