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apprise
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Definition inform (somebody) of something
  • The President was apprised of new developments.
  • The Chamber of Commerce wants to apprise business owners of...
  • Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?
  • He is the telegraph operator specially detailed by Baker to keep the detective apprised of all actions in the Booth dragnet.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Miss Osborne was apprised; the doctors were sent for; Georgy stopped away from school; the bleeders and cuppers came.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • A single look at Milady apprised him of all that was passing in her mind.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • They tried in time and were apprised of the proper date to apply again.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • It was the only good thing I had done, and the only completed thing I had done, since I was first apprised of my great expectations.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • She paused a moment and then added, "In fact, it might be wise if I now apprised you fully of the severity of our crisis tonight."
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Atif, Alan hoped, had not been apprised of the possibility that Alan was CIA.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • I understand you were apprised of the decision by the Council to deemphasize the importance of military service?
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • The New Orleans FBI office has kept Hosty apprised of Oswald's arrest and pro-Cuba behavior.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Adams was kept apprised by daily reports.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • When my friend Peter was apprised of this, he was both disappointed and vexed.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Mr. Gradgrind, apprised of his wife's decease, made an expedition from London, and buried her in a business-like manner.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • The Nieman Fellows are apprised of their selection by an early morning telephone call, a few weeks later.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin'
  • They must be apprised of your whereabouts.
    Gloria Whelan  --  Listening for Lions
  • Roarke's trip is confidential, with only a few key people apprised.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • She was apprised by Stewart that when thousands, or even millions, are watching, you perform your best self.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • But as that lady had not been apprised of his intention of picking her up, she was not at home.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening

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