apprise

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or ap·prize

[ uh-prahyz ]
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verb (used with object),ap·prised, ap·pris·ing.
  1. to give notice to; inform; advise (often followed by of): to be apprised of the death of an old friend.

Origin of apprise

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First recorded in 1685–95; from French appris “taught, informed,” past participle of apprendre; see apprehend

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apprise2
[ uh-prahyz ]

verb (used with object),ap·prised, ap·pris·ing.Obsolete.
  1. an obsolete variant of appraise.

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British Dictionary definitions for apprise

apprise

apprize

/ (əˈpraɪz) /


verb
  1. (tr often foll by of) to make aware; inform

Origin of apprise

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C17: from French appris, from apprendre to teach; learn; see apprehend

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