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.
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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.
HE BALANCES VERY BADLY') 'That's not a memorandum of YOUR feelings
Rosa felt what his next memorandum would prove to be, and was blushing and folding a crease in her dress with one embarrassed hand, long before he found it.
These instructions were followed by the name and address of Pesca's employer in Portland Place--and there the note, or memorandum, ended.
I knew this; I knew that I ought to consider myself very fortunate if I succeeded in securing the offered employment--and yet, no sooner had I read the memorandum than I felt an inexplicable unwillingness within me to stir in the matter.
This memorandum also rescinds the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Policy and Procurement) memorandums, subject: Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs), dated March 4, 2002 and March 8, 2002.
In July, FTB participants in a tax shelter symposium indicated that they are considering additional memorandums of understanding that would include other IRS divisions.
Barbara Leonard discussed the different types of published guidance, including Technical Advice Memorandums, Technical Expedited Advice Memorandums, Background Advice Memorandums, etc.
PFK had generated projections included in VMS Limited Partnership Securities' offering memorandums.
Biodiesel is an environmentally friendly fuel that can be used in unmodified diesel engines and Pure Biofuels has already secured memorandums of understanding with local fuel distributors for all of Callao Port's anticipated annual biodiesel production.