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memo

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmeməʊ/ ( plural memos) ( also formal memorandum) WORKPLACE, COMMUNICATIONS
a written message sent from one person or department to another within a company or organization: in a memo (to sb) In a memo to employees, the chief executive outlined plans to increase the shared costs of health-care coverage.a memo from sb A memo from company directors stated that expenses had outgrown revenues for the past three years.a memo about sth Request a written memo about each task before you do it.a memo outlines/details/states Senior officials received a 12-page memo outlining the allegations.prepare/write/receive a memo Staff have received a memo saying that they will be getting end-of-year bonuses. According to a memo from one of the firm's salesmen, unauthorised 10% fees were routinely added to commissions. a company/government/State Department memo an internal/a confidential memorandum →  See also reply memo
Translations of “memo”
in Arabic مُذَكِّرة…
in Korean 메모…
in Portuguese memorando…
in Catalan memoràndum…
in Japanese (社内の)回覧状…
in Chinese (Simplified) 备忘录, 备忘便条…
in Russian докладная записка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 備忘錄, 備忘便條…
in Italian appunto, promemoria, nota…
in Turkish genelge, memorandum, muhtıra…
in Polish notatka (służbowa), okólnik…
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