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aide-mémoire

aide–mémoire

noun aide–mé·moire \ˌād-mām-ˈwär\
plural aide–mémoire

Definition of AIDE-MÉMOIRE

1
:  an aid to the memory; especially :  a mnemonic device
2
:  a written summary or outline of important items of a proposed agreement or diplomatic communication

Origin of AIDE-MÉMOIRE

French, from aider to aid + mémoire memory
First Known Use: 1836

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