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memorandum

noun [C] uk   /ˌmem.əˈræn.dəm/ (plural memoranda /-də/ or memorandums) specialized us  

memorandum noun [C] (DOCUMENT)

business a short written report prepared specially for a person or group of people that contains information about a particular matter: Michael Davis has prepared a memorandum outlining our need for an additional warehouse.Information and messages law an informal legal agreement: The three countries have signed a memorandum pledging to work together.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval

memorandum noun [C] (MESSAGE)

formal a memoInformation and messages
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