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English definition of “memory”

memory

noun     /ˈmeməri/
ABILITY [C, U] B1 your ability to remember : John has an amazing memory for historical facts . She had a photographic memory (= was able to remember every detail ). After the accident , he started to suffer from loss of memory.Remembering, reminding and reminders
THOUGHT [C] B1 something that you remember : [usually plural] I have fond memories of my childhood .Remembering, reminding and reminders
MIND [C, U] B1 the part of your mind that stores what you remember : He recited the poem from memory.Remembering, reminding and reminders
in memory of sb If you do something in memory of a dead person , you do it to show your respect or love for them: They built a statue in memory of those who died in the fire .Remembering, reminding and reminders
COMPUTING [C, U] A2 the part of a computer where information and instructions are stored , or the amount of information that can be stored there: You need 32 megabytes of memory to run this software .Computer hardware
(Definition of memory noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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