Definition of reminder noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//rɪˈmaɪndə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈmaɪndər//
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  1. 1reminder (of somebody/something) | reminder (that…) something that makes you think about or remember somebody/something, that you have forgotten or would like to forget The sheer size of the cathedral is a constant reminder of the power of religion. The incident served as a timely reminder of just how dangerous mountaineering can be. The article concludes with a chilling reminder that the disease can strike anyone at any time.
  2. 2a letter or note informing somebody that they have not done something If an invoice is not paid within seven days, we automatically send out a reminder.
  3. Extra examples It was a cruel and tragic reminder of how dangerous mountaineering can be. She gave him a gentle reminder that payment was due. The list serves as a useful reminder of the issues to consider. The ruined church acts as a constant reminder of the war. This is a timely reminder of the importance of the retail sector to our economy. We were sent a reminder about the next meeting. We will send email reminders to committee members. You can get email reminders every week. a timely reminder to people that leaving their doors open is an invitation to thieves
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