Meaning of “memo” in the English Dictionary

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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 business organization:

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 /ˈmeməʊ/ us 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
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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)