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aide-mé·moire

 (ād′mām-wär′, ĕd-)
n. pl. aide-mémoire or aide-mémoires
1. A memorandum setting forth the major points of a proposed discussion or agreement, used especially in diplomatic communications.
2. Something, such as a mnemonic device, that serves as an aid to memory.

[French : aide, aid + mémoire, memory.]
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aide-mémoire

(ɛdmemwar; English ˈeɪd mɛmˈwɑː)
n, pl aides-mémoire (ɛdmemwar; English ˈeɪdz mɛmˈwɑː) or aide-mémoires (ɛdmemwar; English ˈeɪd mɛmˈwɑːz)
1. a note serving as a reminder
2. a summarized diplomatic communication
[from aider to help + mémoire memory]
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aide-mé•moire

(ˈeɪd mɛmˈwɑr)

n., pl. aide-mé•moire.
a memorandum summarizing a discussion, agreement, or action.
[1840–50; < French: literally, (that which) aids (the) memory]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aide-memoire - a memorandum summarizing the items of an agreement (used especially in diplomatic communications)aide-memoire - a memorandum summarizing the items of an agreement (used especially in diplomatic communications)
memo, memoranda, memorandum - a written proposal or reminder
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Translations

aide-mémoire

[ˈeɪdmeɪˈmwɑː] N (aides-mémoire, aide-mémoires (pl)) → memorándum m
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aide-memoire

aide-mémoire [ˌeɪdmɛmˈwɑːr] naide-mémoire m inv
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aide-memoire

nGedächtnisstütze f; (= official memorandum)Aide-memoire nt
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