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memoir

noun uk   /ˈmem.wɑːr/ us    /-wɑːr/
[C] a book or other piece of writing based on the writer's personal knowledge of famous people, places, or events: She has written a memoir of her encounters with famous movie stars over the years.memoirs [plural] ( US also memoir) a written record of a usually famous person's own life and experiences: She plans to write her memoirs. Angelou's first volume of memoirs dealt with her childhood.
Translations of “memoir”
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳記,傳略…
in Chinese (Simplified) 传记,传略…
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