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memorandum

1. an informal diplomatic communication, often unsigned: often summarizing the point of view of a government
2. Law a short written summary of the terms of a transaction
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Carriage to be at the door at two-thirty,' " said Lady Lundie, repeating the final words of the memorandum while she wrote them.
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.
HE BALANCES VERY BADLY') 'That's not a memorandum of YOUR feelings
I am ordered to write a memorandum explaining why we are not advancing.
Sebastien opened his box eagerly, found the memorandum and his own unfinished copy all in order, and locked them at once into the desk as Rabourdin had directed.
As he read the words the secretary felt that a man stronger than himself sat in judgment on him; and he at once resolved to examine the memorandum, which evidently reached far and high, without allowing Dutocq to know his secret thoughts.
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.
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.