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Video footage: A Nazi memorandum announces the decision to smash Czechoslovakia in 1938. (1930s)
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Definition of the noun memorandum

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noun - plural: memorandums / memoranda (less preferred form)

  1. a written proposal or reminder
    • example: I haven't yet read the new memorandum on internal security.
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of memorandum: memo / memoranda
    • more generic word: note = a brief written record
    • more specific terms: position paper / aide-memoire = a memorandum summarizing the items of an agreement


"Memorandum" is a one-hour 1965 documentary co-directed by Donald Brittain and John Spotton, following Bernard Laufer, a Jewish Holocaust survivor, on an emotional pilgrimage back to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Produced by John Kemeny for the National Film Board of Canada, the film received several awards including a Golden Gate Award from the San Francisco International Film Festival. Considered by many critics to be Brittain's finest work, the film’s title refers to Hitler’s memorandum about the “final solution.

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Google previewCompany Law and Practice

by Ratan Nolakha

memorandum is the area beyond which the actions of the company cannot go; inside the area, the shareholders may...

Thus, the memorandum is a dominant instrument and it cannot be controlled or modified by the articles because it is a ...

Google previewCalifornia Performance Test Workbook (2013)

Preparation for the Bar Exam by Mary Basick, Tina Schindler

An objective memorandum is the task most frequently tested on the performance test.

Memorandum: An objective memorandum is an analytical task in which you are required to see and address both sides of an issue. The format is typically ...

Google previewFundamentals of Venture Capital (1999)

by Joseph W. Bartlett

To professional investors interested enough to become potential buyers, the private placement memorandum is a handy collection of only some of the information they are interested in, plus a lot Of surplus verbiage (the empty language about ...

Google previewISC Commerce Class-XI (Vol.I)

by C.B. Gupta

Memorandum is a public document and its copies have to be supplied upon request on payment of a nominal charge.

Google previewProconsul to the Middle East (2010)

Sir Percy Cox and the End of Empire by John Townsend

prepared a Memorandum for the Middle East Committee of the War Cabinet on 31 January 1918.38 The memorandum refers to the Baghdad proclamation and the British government's subsequent policy statement on the future of Iraq.

Google previewMergers and Acquisitions Playbook (2010)

Lessons from the Middle-Market Trenches by Mark A. Filippell

The offering memorandum is the core document for selling the business to prospective buyers. lt functions much the same as a prospectus does when one is purchasing stock in a public company. The prospectus for a public stock offering is ...

Google previewUSDA Conservation Programs: Stakeholder Views on Participation & Coordination to Benefit Threatened & Endangered Species & Their Habitats

Although the draft memorandum is a positive step in improving coordination, it currently lacks mechanisms to monitor and report on implementation efforts to help ensure that coordination occurs and is sustained. It also does not include FSA, ...

Google previewTowards a Financial Transaction Tax? (2012)

29th Report of Session 2010-12 by Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: European Union Committee

In addition, the Commission's Explanatory Memorandum refers to EU and international instruments for cross— border ...

Google previewCompany Law (2015)

by Brenda Hannigan

The memorandum is a short prescribed document17 stating that the subscribers wish to form a company under the CA 2006 and agree to become members of the company and, in the case of a company with a share capital, they agree to take ...

Google previewConstitutional & Administrative Law (2017)

by Hilaire Barnett

On Ram, the Committee robustly stated that: 'The Ram memorandum is the source of another, ...

Google previewHL 189, HC 1293 - Legislative Scrutiny: (1) Criminal Justice and Courts Bill and (2) Deregulation Bill (2014)

by Stationery Office (Great Britain)

The Government reply explains that the compulsion it refers to in its ECHR Memorandum is the result of the operation of s. 82A of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000.11 Under the provisions of that section, where a court ...

Google previewCentury 21 Accounting: Multicolumn Journal, Introductory Course, Chapters 1-17 (2013)

by Claudia Bienias Gilbertson, Mark W. Lehman, Debra Gentene

A memorandum is the source document for a bank service charge transaction. [ CONCEPT: Objective Evidence] e analysis of this transaction is shown in the T accounts. e expense account, Miscellaneous Expense, is debited for $25.00 to ...

Google previewArmy Dictionary and Desk Reference (2010)

by Tim Zurick USAR


Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Small Business Forms and Agreements (2011)

A Complete Kit of Ready-to-use Business Checklists, Worksheets, Forms, Contracts, and Human Resource Documents with Companion CD-ROM by Martha Maeda

Memorandum. A selling memorandum is a public proposal to sell a business, setting forth the conditions under which the company will be sold and giving information about the business.

Google previewTalal Abu-Ghazaleh Dictionary of Legal Terms = معجم طلال أبو غزالة القانوني (2012)

by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

mediator Medium meet Meeting Extraordinary general assembly meeting General assembly meeting In person meeting Meeting of minds Ordinary general assembly meeting Telephonic meeting Member Memorandum Bench memorandurn ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Accounting (2016)

by Jonathan Law

Until October 2010, when the Companies Act 2006 became fully operational, the memorandum formed part of the company's constitution and included such information as the objects of the company, the type of company (e.g. public limited ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Practice in Civil Actions (1825)

In the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, with Practical Directions and Forms, Arranged Under Each Title by Thomas Lee

MEMORANDUM. Memorandum prefired to DEcLARAtion. Bi Li, against an Attorney. Issu E. JUDG MENT. Roll. See these several titles. Observe, 1. That when the issue is of the same term in which the cause of action ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cuban-United States Relations (2004)

by Thomas M. Leonard

O‡cially entitled “Memorandum on the Monroe Doctrine,” the document was written in ¡928 by Undersecretary of State J. Reuben Clark at the request of Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg and published by the State Department in ¡ 930.

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A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer. (Dean Gooderham Acheson)
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Scrabble value of M3E1M3O1R1A1N1D2U1M3

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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