aide-mémoire

noun aide-mé·moire \ ˌād-mām-ˈwär \

Definition of aide-mémoire

plural 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 and Etymology of aide-mémoire

French, from aider to aid + mémoire memory


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