No`ti*fi*ca"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. notification. See Notify.]
The act of notifying, or giving notice; the act of making known; especially, the act of giving official notice or information to the public or to individuals, corporations, companies, or societies, by words, by writing, or by other means.
Notice given in words or writing, or by signs.
The writing which communicates information; an advertisement, or citation, etc.
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