inform

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inform

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Verb[change]

Plain form
inform

Third-person singular
informs

Past tense
informed

Past participle
informed

Present participle
informing

  1. (transitive) If you inform someone of something, you give them knowledge about it.
    Unfortunately, they did not fully inform the public of the problem.
  2. (transitive) If something informs your opinion, decision, etc, it helps you come to it.
    Our decision was informed by a good deal of research.

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