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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
(Definition of memo noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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