apprise

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or ap·prize

[ uh-prahyz ]
/ əˈpraɪz /

verb (used with object), ap·prised, ap·pris·ing.

to give notice to; inform; advise (often followed by of): to be apprised of the death of an old friend.

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Origin of apprise

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1685–95; < French appris taught, informed, past participle of apprendre; see apprehend

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Definition for apprised (2 of 2)

apprise2
[ uh-prahyz ]
/ əˈpraɪz /

verb (used with object), ap·prised, ap·pris·ing. Obsolete.

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apprise

apprize

/ (əˈpraɪz) /

verb

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

Word Origin for apprise

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

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