notice


notice
notice no‧tice [ˈnəʊts ǁ ˈnoʊ-] noun
1. [uncountable] information or a warning about something that is going to happen:

• These rules are subject to change without notice (= no notice needs to be given ) .

• Either party may terminate the contract with three months' notice.

• An employer who wants to dismiss an employee must give proper notice.

2. serve notice to officially warn someone that something is going to happen:

• The tenant has the right to serve notice on the landlord if they fail to carry out the rent review.

3. [countable] a formal document warning someone about something or asking them to do something
deˈficiency ˌnotice also ˌnotice of deˈficiency [countable]
TAX in the US, a document from the tax authorities informing someone that they owe more tax than they have paid
reˈnewal ˌnotice [countable] INSURANCE
an official document reminding someone that they must make an insurance policy continue for a further period of time. Renewal notices show all the details of the policy, and must be signed and returned:

• Your new premium is shown on your renewal notice.

4. [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES the period of time that someone works after they say that they are going to leave their job, or after they have been told to leave their job:

• The employee need not work out the period of notice if he prefers not to.

5. give/​hand in your notice to tell your employer that you are going to leave your job
6. [uncountable] PROPERTY also notice to quit, notice of eviction if a property owner gives someone notice to quit, or notice of eviction, they tell them to leave the property by a particular date:

• Once a Notice to Quit has been served upon you, and has expired, your landlord has the legal right to order you to leave your accommodation.

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notice UK US /ˈnəʊtɪs/ noun
[C] COMMUNICATIONS a piece of written information on paper, a board, a website, etc.: »

There was a notice about the proposed reorganization on all the office noticeboards.

[U] information or a warning about something that is going to happen in the future, or the period of time before it happens: »

An inspection can take place at any time without notice.

give (sb) notice (that) »

We hereby give notice that we have been appointed official receivers for the assets of the above-named company.

a week's/month's, etc. notice »

You will need to give a month's notice if you want to withdraw any of the cash.

»

These offices will remain closed until further notice.

[U] HR a letter or a statement saying that an employee will or must leave their job after a particular period of time: give in/hand in your notice »

The situation at work was so bad that I decided to hand in my notice.

give sb notice »

Many of the junior staff were given notice to leave.

[U] HR the period of time that an employee works in their job after they have said that they are leaving, or after they have been asked to leave: a week's/month's, etc. notice »

In this type of job you usually only have a week's notice.

»

They paid me for the two weeks instead of making me work out my notice.

[C or U] LAW a formal document or statement that tells someone to do something, or gives them information about something: »

The tenants refused to leave and have now been served with notices of eviction by the landlord.

»

All the redundancy notices have now gone out to the members of staff affected.

at short notice — Cf. at short notice
notice to quit — Cf. notice to quit
put sb on notice (that) — Cf. put sb on notice that
serve notice (that) — Cf. serve notice that
See also BANKRUPTCY NOTICE(Cf. ↑bankruptcy notice), DEFICIENCY NOTICE(Cf. ↑deficiency notice), MONEY AT CALL AND SHORT NOTICE(Cf. ↑money at call and short notice), RENEWAL NOTICE(Cf. ↑renewal notice)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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