Definition of memo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmeməʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmemoʊ//
(pl. memos)
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(formal memorandum) memo (to somebody) an official note from one person to another in the same organization to write/send/circulate a memo Word Originearly 18th cent.: abbreviation of memorandum.Extra examples A memo on the curriculum changes from the Head of Education. An internal memo about his departure had already circulated. I just posted this memo onto my blog. She circulated a memo to the staff. a government memo obtained by the Associated Press my memo of 28 June, 2001 the contents of a leaked memo The confidential memo was leaked to the press.
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