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[ˈnəʊtɪs] verb [T] I
to become conscious of someone or something by seeing, hearing, or feeling them
After a few days here you hardly notice the rain![/ex]
Did you notice how pale he looks?[/ex]
I noticed that the door was open.[/ex]
II
noun
notice */*/*/[ˈnəʊtɪs]
1) [C] a written sign or announcement that gives information or that warns people about something
They put up a notice on the door saying they'd gone out of business.[/ex]
Have you read the notice on the board about next week's class?[/ex]
2) [U] information or a warning about something that is going to happen
I need a month's notice if you're planning to move out.[/ex]
If you want to arrive early you must give advance notice.[/ex]
Finding a replacement could prove difficult at short notice.[/ex]
Lucy was ready to leave at a moment's notice.[/ex]
3) [U] British
the fact that someone pays attention to something, or finds out about something
Their working conditions were only brought to public notice last year.[/ex]
It has come to our notice that some cash is missing.[/ex]
It may have escaped your notice, but some of us are trying to work.[/ex]
give in/hand in your notice — to tell your employer that you are leaving your job[/ex]
take notice — to pay attention to something[/ex]
Wear what you like - no one seems to take any notice.[/ex]
Take no notice of him - he always behaves like that.[/ex]
until further notice — until someone announces that a situation has changed or no longer exists[/ex]
The road is closed to traffic until further notice.[/ex]

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