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Definition of aide-memoire noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

aide-memoire

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌeɪd memˈwɑː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌeɪd memˈwɑːr//
 
(from French) (pl. aides-memoire, aides-memoires
BrE BrE//ˌeɪd memˈwɑː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌeɪd memˈwɑːr//
 
)
 
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a thing, especially a book or document, that helps you to remember something Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from French aide-mémoire, from aider ‘to help’ and mémoire ‘memory’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: aide-memoire