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ˌmɛm əˈræn dəmmem·o·ran·dum

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. memo, memorandum, memorandanoun

    a written proposal or reminder

Wiktionary

  1. memorandumnoun

    a short note serving as a reminder

    Etymology: From memorandum, neuter of memorandus, gerundive of memorare; see memorate.

  2. memorandumnoun

    a written business communication

    Etymology: From memorandum, neuter of memorandus, gerundive of memorare; see memorate.

  3. memorandumnoun

    a brief diplomatic communication

    Etymology: From memorandum, neuter of memorandus, gerundive of memorare; see memorate.

  4. memorandumnoun

    a page in an annual publication honoring the memory of a person who died during the past year.

    Etymology: From memorandum, neuter of memorandus, gerundive of memorare; see memorate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Memorandumnoun

    a record of something which it is desired to remember; a note to help the memory

    Etymology: [L., something to be remembered, neut. of memorandus, fut. pass. p. of memorare. See Memorable.]

  2. Memorandumnoun

    a brief or informal note in writing of some transaction, or an outline of an intended instrument; an instrument drawn up in a brief and compendious form

    Etymology: [L., something to be remembered, neut. of memorandus, fut. pass. p. of memorare. See Memorable.]

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  1. Memorandum

    A memorandum was from the Latin verbal phrase memorandum est, the gerundive form of the verb memoro, "to mention, call to mind, recount, relate", which means "It must be remembered...". It is therefore a note, document or other communication that helps the memory by recording events or observations on a topic, such as may be used in a business office. The plural form of the Latin noun memorandum so derived is properly memoranda, but if the word is deemed to have become a word of the English language, the plural memorandums, abbreviated to memos, may be used. A memorandum may have any format, or it may have a format specific to an office or institution. In law specifically, a memorandum is a record of the terms of a transaction or contract, such as a policy memo, memorandum of understanding, memorandum of agreement, or memorandum of association. Alternative formats include memos, briefing notes, reports, letters or binders. They could be one page long or many. If the user is a cabinet minister or a senior executive, the format might be rigidly defined and limited to one or two pages. If the user is a colleague, the format is usually much more flexible. At its most basic level, a memorandum can be a handwritten note to one's supervisor. In business, a memo is typically used by firms for internal communication, as opposed to letters which are typically for external communication.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'memorandum' in Nouns Frequency: #2901

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of memorandum in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of memorandum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of memorandum in a Sentence

  1. Channing Phillips:

    While it is not uncommon for a USAO to consult with Main Justice in such high profile matters( indeed, it is required for certain matters), it is unprecedented to have a USAO dramatically change their sentencing recommendation after its memorandum has been filed unless there has been a change in circumstances or facts.

  2. Taras Vysotskiy:

    If the pace of exports becomes such that we are exporting 2 million tonnes in April, so, as we agreed (with traders) and warned - we will have to implement the paragraph of the memorandum to stop exports, so far, the pace that we are tracking looks like we are not going to exceed these 2 million tonnes.

  3. Bill Barr:

    The process involves the employing agency, which in the case of a president has been the The White House, sending in a memorandum requesting certification, that process was followed in this particular case.

  4. Vice President Mercedes Araoz:

    Signing this memorandum of understanding is the start of a cooperation model that China has proposed to the world which...will allow us to broaden our ties, we've established very strong bilateral relations with China as we have with the United States.

  5. The FBI:

    With regard to the House Intelligence Committee’s memorandum, the FBI was provided a limited opportunity to review this memo the day before the committee voted to release it, as expressed during our initial review, we have grave concerns about material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo’s accuracy.

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