apprise

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From French appris, apprise, past participle of apprendre (to teach), from Latin apprehendere, present active infinitive of apprehendō (grasp with the mind), from ad- (to) +‎ prehendō (take, seize). Cognate to apprehend.

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  • IPA(key): /əˈpɹaɪ̯z/
  • Rhymes: -aɪz
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apprise (third-person singular simple present apprises, present participle apprising, simple past and past participle apprised)

  1. (transitive) To notify, or to make aware; to inform.
    • 2019 November 6, Paul Stephen, “Cowden: a crash radio could have prevented”, in Rail, page 72:
      The signalman rapidly apprised the Railtrack Control Centre at Croydon of the unfolding disaster, and asked them to pre-emptively call the emergency services.

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apprise

  1. feminine singular of appris

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apprise

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of apprendre

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