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Meaning of “memory” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
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