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Meaning of “reminder” in the English Dictionary

"reminder" in British English

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remindernoun

uk   /rɪˈmaɪn.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
C1 [C] a written or ​spokenmessage that ​reminds someone to do something: If he ​forgot to ​pay his ​rent, his ​landlady would ​send him a reminder. [+ to infinitive] Mum ​sent me off with a ​final reminder to be back before 11 p.m.

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C1 a ​person or thing that makes you ​remember a ​particularperson, ​event, or ​situation: [+ question word] Patricia's ​story is a reminder of howvulnerable women can be in what is still ​essentially a man's ​world.
(Definition of reminder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reminder" in American English

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remindernoun [C]

 us   /rɪˈmɑɪn·dər/
something that ​helps someone ​remember: She ​kept the ​shells as a reminder of ​ourdays together. [+ that clause] The ​parkserves as a reminder that ​nature is ​worthpreserving.
(Definition of reminder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"reminder" in Business English

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remindernoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪˈmaɪndər/
COMMERCE a ​letter to a ​customerasking for a ​payment that they should already have made: automatic/​email/written reminders
(Definition of reminder from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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