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intimation (s) (in" tuh MAY shuhn) (noun), intimations (pl)
1. An obscure or indirect suggestion or notice: Some intimations speak more strongly than words.
2. A declaration or remark communicating imperfect information: Patricia's friend left her without giving any previous intimation that he would never see her again.

Jerome said he wasn't given any intimation as to what he should do during the meeting.