Definition of 'inform'
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The university said that it had informed students about the tragedies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The philosophy is that we should all be informed about nutrition and then left free to choose. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It said suspects should not be named before being arrested and they should be kept informed of progress. The Sun (2016)If she were entertaining politicians for dinner, she wanted to be as well informed as anyone else. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Well, not entirely well informed. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The place was doing sprightly business on a random Thursday night in autumn and the staff are fantastically well informed and very relaxed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I dived in and swam angry crawl until the manager appeared at the deep end to tell me the police had been informed. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Villagers appear to have informed police about the operation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Retailers need to keep shareholders fully informed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This means companies can make more informed choices about their education needs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We maintain a lending library to encourage members to become as well informed as possible. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)We have absorbed them into our national bloodstream and they continue to inform and shape our ideals. The Sun (2011)In practice she will be kept informed of the progress of negotiations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Nor are the public informed about rocket fire from that hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Two weeks after the original dispatch senior managers were informed about the loss. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They had informed the police who had reacted calmly enough. Times, Sunday Times (2007)People can make much more informed choices nowadays and that is a good thing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are well informed and expect quality. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Be proactive and keep the agent regularly informed of progress. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Keeping the public informed on the risks to their safety and security is clearly sensible. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It informed her feelings about her life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The coroner has been informed and police are appealing for witnesses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)After a week here, you should head home informed and inspired for a healthy year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All is well, we are reliably informed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Once you have that knowledge, you feel better informed to make lifestyle changes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What parts of your sermon will inform and inspire, as well as make room for reflection and application? Christianity Today (2000)Whether you are dreaming of a short holiday or the trip of a lifetime, it will inspire and inform you. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You should be fully informed and aware of any particular threat or risks to do with your job or members of the public you might meet. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)I'm reliably informed by all that it is a good one. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I suspect he is not fully informed on the subJect. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'inform'
British English: inform /ɪnˈfɔːm/ VERB
If you inform someone of something, you tell them about it.
They informed him of any progress they had made.
- American English: inform
- Arabic: يُبْلِغُ عَنْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: informar
- Chinese: 告知
- Croatian: obavijestiti
- Czech: informovat
- Danish: informere
- Dutch: informeren
- European Spanish: informar
- Finnish: tiedottaa
- French: informer
- German: informieren
- Greek: πληροφορώ
- Italian: informare
- Japanese: 知らせる
- Korean: 알리다
- Norwegian: informere
- Polish: poinformować
- European Portuguese: informar
- Romanian: a informa
- Russian: сообщать
- Spanish: informar
- Swedish: upplysa
- Thai: แจ้งให้ทราบ
- Turkish: bilgi vermek
- Ukrainian: повідомляти
- Vietnamese: thông báo
Definition of inform from the Collins English Dictionary
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