Memorandum


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Memorandum

1. Any written document recording a proposal, decision, policy or anything else. Memorandums are very common in business and are used to ensure that information is communicated.

2. See: Private placement memorandum.

3. See: Memorandum of understanding.
References in classic literature ?
It seemed to me that some accident - say the loss of a memorandum indicating its locality - had deprived him of the means of recovering it, and that this accident had become known to his followers, who otherwise might never have heard that treasure had been concealed at all, and who, busying themselves in vain, because unguided attempts, to regain it, had given first birth, and then universal currency, to the reports which are now so common.
I am ordered to write a memorandum explaining why we are not advancing.
Brooke, with the memorandum in his breast-pocket, his left hand on the rail of the balcony, and his right trifling with his eye-glass.
Besides such information as this, Rabourdin's memorandum contained an inquiry into the moral and physical capacities and faculties necessary in those who were to examine the intelligence, aptitude for labor, and sound health of the applicants for government service,--three indispensable qualities in men who are to bear the burden of public affairs and should do their business well and quickly.
You can open it with the word 'sky'; put the memorandum and your copy into it and shut it carefully.
You will, though,' the Queen said, 'if you don't make a memorandum of it.
HE BALANCES VERY BADLY') 'That's not a memorandum of YOUR feelings
I made,' he said, turning the leaves: 'I made a guiding memorandum or so--as I usually do, for I have no conversational powers whatever--to which I will, with your permission, my dear, refer.
His experience in such matters told him that Rosanna was in all probability carrying about her a memorandum of the hiding-place, to guide her, in case she returned to it, under changed circumstances and after a lapse of time.
I mean a note of the terms--a memorandum of what he is expected to do.
on Tuesday, it need not be sent, as they will then (having made an exact memorandum of the heartless circumstances) be 'cold in death.
Did the gentleman happen to say, Sir--but never mind that at present, sir; finish that little memorandum first.