Apprising
Apprise Ap*prise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Apprised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Apprising}.] [F. appris, fem. apprise, p. p. apprendre to learn, to teach, to inform. Cf. {Apprehend}, {Apprentice}.] To give notice, verbal or written; to inform; -- followed by of; as, we will apprise the general of an intended attack; he apprised the commander of what he had done. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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