Definition of memorandum in English:
noun (plural memoranda mɛməˈrandə or memorandums)
- A march held last week handed over a memorandum to business and government, demanding a halt to job losses.
- The chairman of the multilateral talks, Pierre Girard, a Swiss diplomat, circulated a memorandum Tuesday to member states to reconvene the meeting, according to the sources.
- His involvement in high politics started in 1584, when he wrote his first political memorandum, A Letter of Advice to Queen Elizabeth.
- Government agencies will sign a memorandum of understanding to commit to the plan, and a committee will make regular reports to the community.
- The department and the municipality have signed a memorandum of understanding identifying an urgent need for relocation, provision and supply of decent houses to flood victims.
- He and Paek on Saturday also signed a memorandum of understanding that will establish a regular consultation mechanism between their countries' foreign ministries.
- This memorandum specified a lease term of one year with no provision for any option to renew.
- Certainly the borrower will be liable for them since the information memorandum is its document, designed to be distributed to potential members of the syndicate.
- No written contract had been executed between the two merging companies, only a four- or five-page memorandum recorded the basic terms, and that went unsigned.
Late Middle English: from Latin, literally 'something to be brought to mind', gerundive of memorare. The original use was as an adjective, placed at the head of a note of a record made for future reference.
Words that rhyme with memorandumavizandum, fandom, nil desperandum, random, tandem
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