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Definition of intimation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

intimation

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌɪntəˈmeɪʃn//
 
[countable, uncountable] (formal)
 
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the act of stating something or of making it known, especially in an indirect way There was no intimation from his doctor that his condition was serious.
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