Apprise of



to give notice to; inform; advise (often followed by of):
to be apprised of the death of an old friend.
verb
(transitive) often foll by of. to make aware; inform
v.

“to notify,” 1690s, from French appris, past participle of apprendre “to inform, teach,” literally “to lay hold of (in the mind),” another metaphoric meaning of Latin apprehendere (see apprehend). Related: Apprised; apprising.

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