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"memo" in British English

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memonoun [C]

uk   /ˈmem.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/ (plural memos) (formal memorandum)
C1 a ​message or other ​information in writing ​sent by one ​person or ​department to another in the same ​businessorganization: Did you get my memo about the ​meeting?

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(Definition of memo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"memo" in American English

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memonoun [C]

 us   /ˈmem·oʊ/ (plural memos)
short form ofmemorandum: He put his ​conclusions in a memo to Bethel.
(Definition of memo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"memo" in Business English

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memonoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmeməʊ/ (plural memos) (also formal memorandum) WORKPLACE, COMMUNICATIONS
a written ​messagesent from one ​person or ​department to another within a ​company or ​organization: in a memo (to sb) In a memo to ​employees, the ​chiefexecutiveoutlinedplans to ​increase the ​sharedcosts of health-care ​coverage.a memo from sb A memo from ​companydirectorsstated that ​expenses had ​outgrownrevenues 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 Seniorofficials 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 ​routinelyadded to ​commissions. a company/​government/​State Department memo an internal/a ​confidential memorandum
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memoverb [T]

/ˈmeməʊ/
COMMUNICATIONS, WORKPLACE to ​send a written meaasge to someone within a ​company or ​organization: She memoed me about it yesterday.
(Definition of memo from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “memo”
in Korean 메모…
in Arabic مُذَكِّرة…
in Malaysian memorandum…
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…
in Vietnamese bản ghi nhớ…
in Portuguese memorando…
in Thai บันทึกข้อความ…
in Catalan memoràndum…
in Japanese (社内の)回覧状…
in Chinese (Simplified) 备忘录, 备忘便条…
in Indonesian memo…
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