Definition of memorandum
- The company president sent a memorandum to every employee.
- The memorandum called particular attention to the plight of refugees.
I'm waiting for the memorandum that will explain the new vacation policy.
the studio executives depend on endless memoranda to keep track of what's going on at a movie shot on location
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: a usually brief written message or report from one person or department in a company or organization to another
law : an informal written record of an agreement that has not yet become official
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