inform


inform
inform in‧form [ɪnˈfɔːm ǁ -ɔːrm] verb [transitive]
to formally or officially tell someone about something or give them information:
inform somebody (that)

• We regret to inform you that your application has been unsuccessful.

inform somebody of/​about something

• The firm's US partners were informed of the planned cuts last week.

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inform UK US /ɪnˈfɔːm/ verb
[T] to tell someone about something, especially officially: »

She suspected illegality, and informed the police.

inform sb about sth »

The industry had a duty to inform the public about the extent of the dangers.

inform sb of sth »

When the company was informed of the problems we were experiencing, it took extraordinary steps to help us.

inform sb that »

He informed me that he intended to resign.

keep sb informed »

Keep the project manager informed about any issue that might have an impact on a project's bottom line.

[T] to influence something such as an opinion or decision: inform sb's choices/behaviour/decisions »

There are many factors that inform consumer choices.

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The habits of individual employees are informed by the corporate culture in which they participate.

[I or T] to give information or to teach someone about something: »

The news media has an enormous capacity to inform and educate.

inform sb about sth »

There are many innovative ways to inform kids about the world they live in.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Inform — ist eine von Graham Nelson seit 1993 entwickelte objektorientierte Programmiersprache, in der Textadventures programmiert werden können. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 1.1 Weitere Sprachversionen 1.2 Deutsche Sprachversion …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Inform — est un langage de programmation optimisé pour la création de jeux en fiction interactive, créé en 1993 par Graham Nelson. Sommaire 1 Vue d ensemble 2 Inform 7 3 Notes et référ …   Wikipédia en Français

  • inform — vb 1 Inform, animate, inspire, fire are comparable when they mean to infuse (a person or thing) with something (as a spirit, a principle, an idea, or a passion) that gives him or it effective power or an urge to action or activity. Sometimes,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Inform — en un un sistema de creación de aventuras conversacionales y un lenguaje de programación creado en 1993 por Graham Nelson. El sistema está dividido en dos partes: el compilador y la biblioteca, un conjunto de software que realiza las tareas de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • inform — INFÓRM, Ă, informi, e, adj. Care nu are o formă determinată sau un contur precis. fără formă; care este lucrat grosolan, care are forma nepotrivită, brută, dizgraţioasă. ♦ fig. Imperfect, nedesăvârşit. – Din fr. informe, lat. informis. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Inform — en un lenguaje de programación diseñado para realizar aventuras conversacionales, creado en 1993 por Graham Nelson. El sistema Inform esta compuesto por dos componentes: Compilador, que genera los archivos de historia desde el código fuente en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Inform — Тип исполнения: компилируемый Появился в: 1993 Автор(ы): Грэхем Нельсон Расширение файлов: .Z#, .inf, .Z5, .Z8 Inform  компилируемый объектно ориентированный язык программирования, во многом похожий на Си …   Википедия

  • Inform — In*form , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Informed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Informing}.] [OE. enformen, OF. enformer, F. informer. L. informare; pref. in in + formare to form, share, fr. forma form. See {Form}.] 1. To give form or share to; to give vital or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inform — In*form , v. t. 1. To take form; to become visible or manifest; to appear. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It is the bloody business which informs Thus to mine eyes. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To give intelligence or information; to tell. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inform — I (betray) verb accuse, announce, bear witness against, betray the secret, break faith, break trust, charge, communicate, confess, declare, denounce, disclose, disclose intentionally, disclose secrets, divulge, expose, give over to the foe,… …   Law dictionary


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