memoir Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “memoir” in the English Dictionary

"memoir" in British English

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uk   /ˈmem.wɑːr/  us   /-wɑːr/
[C] a ​book or other ​piece of writing ​based on the writer's ​personalknowledge of ​famouspeople, ​places, or ​events: She has written a memoir of her ​encounters with ​famousmoviestars over the ​years.memoirs [plural] (US also memoir) a written ​record of a usually ​famous person's own ​life and ​experiences: She ​plans to write her memoirs. Angelou's first ​volume of memoirs ​dealt with her ​childhood.
(Definition of memoir from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"memoir" in American English

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memoirnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmem·wɑr, -wɔr/
writing a written ​record of a person’s ​knowledge of ​events or of a person's own ​experiences: She ​wrote a memoir about her ​years as a ​warcorrespondent. He’s writing his memoirs (= the ​story of his ​life).
(Definition of memoir from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “memoir”
in Chinese (Simplified) 传记,传略…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳記,傳略…
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