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memoir

noun

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a history of a person's life
  • the former senator has a lucrative contract to write his memoirs, in which he will supposedly set the record straight

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The first known use of memoir was in 1571

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“Memoir.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/memoir. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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