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



BrE BrE//ˌɪntɪˈmeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntɪˈmeɪʃn//
[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.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: intimation