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n. pl. me·mo·ran·dums or me·mo·ran·da (-də)
1. A short note written as a reminder.
2. A written record or communication, as in a business office. See Synonyms at letter.
3. Law
a. A short document outlining the terms of an agreement, especially as a draft leading to a formal, detailed contract: a memorandum of understanding.
b. A writing submitted to a court by a party arguing an aspect of a case; a brief.
c. A decision of an appellate court, particularly one that is not accompanied by any detailed explanation of the basis for the decision: a memorandum decision.
4. A business statement made by a consignor about a shipment of goods that may be returned.
5. A brief, unsigned diplomatic communication.

[Middle English, to be remembered (used as a manuscript notation), from Latin, neuter sing. gerundive of memorāre, to bring to remembrance; see memorable.]
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an informal collection of data to be remembered or preserved.
See also: Collections and Collecting
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.memoranda - a written proposal or remindermemoranda - a written proposal or reminder  
note - a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
aide-memoire, position paper - a memorandum summarizing the items of an agreement (used especially in diplomatic communications)
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References in classic literature ?
In that surprising tangle there were words in minute letters - "gales," "thick fog," "ice" - written by him here and there as memoranda of the weather.
But even as expounded by its author it does not explain, and in truth is incompatible with some incidents of, the occurrences related in these memoranda: for example, the sound of Charles Ashmore's voice.
He took up his note-book, which contained the following memoranda:
"Upholder of the Faith," that dignitary replied after examining his memoranda, "they are in numbers as the leaves of the forest!"
He had written out various speeches and memoranda for speeches, but he had begun to perceive that Mr.
The Memoranda were signed by Deputy Minister of Communications and Transport of Bosnia and Herzegovina SaA!a Dalipagic and Ambassador of the People's Republic of China in BiH, Ji Ping.
02/03/2019 16:28, TUNIS/Tunisia (TAP) -- Tunisia and Qatar signed 10 agreements and memoranda of understanding at the end of the 7th session of the Joint High Commission held on Saturday in Dar Dhiafa, Carthage.
"We are now working intensively with the most prominent artisans in the various governorates of the Sultanate to prepare the pieces needed to be exhibited in this building in the Belarus." Three years have passed since the opening of the National Museum and its horizons of bilateral cooperation are being expanded through memoranda of understanding (MoU) and specialised contracts.
QNA Zagreb The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic witnessed the signing of a number of agreements and memoranda of understanding between the governments of the two countries at the Croatian Presidential Palace in Zagreb on Monday morning.
In a three-page notice, the SC en banc has given both the Calida and Trillanes camps to submit their respective memoranda to the petition.
In a three-page notice, the high court gave both parties 30 days to submit their memoranda containing their arguments on whether the Senate probe is valid or not.