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"memo" in British English

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memonoun [C]

uk   /ˈmem.əʊ/  us   /ˈmem.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.
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"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)
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