Definition of Gentle Reminder

A friendly phrase said before asking somebody to do something that you previously already asked them to do at least once before.

Example: This is just a gentle reminder. Please complete the security training by the end of the month.


Usage of "Gentle Reminder" by Country

Business English is used in many different countries around the world. Some of the words and phrases listed on this site will be understood everywhere Business English is used, but some words and phrases are only used in specific countries. The map below shows where "Gentle Reminder" is most commonly used.

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"Gentle Reminder" is in the top 30% most popular words looked up on this site.

"Gentle Reminder" is used in the workplace during meetings or emails.

The definition for "Gentle Reminder" was last updated in 2021.

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Business English Quiz

Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

Answer: Find out the right answer here.

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Jargonism is a Business English dictionary. You can learn about words and phrases that are commonly used in the workplace like Circle Back, Thought Leader, and Offsite. We also have a Word of the Day, which is a daily Business English vocabulary word that is commonly used in the workplace.

On this site, we also have templates on how to communicate effectively at work, such as requesting PTO, declining a promotion, and taking a sick day.

Word of the Day

Date: 10/24/2021

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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"Gentle Reminder." Jargonism.com Dictionary, https://jargonism.com/words/1280. Accessed 10/24/2021.