aide-mémoire

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French aide-mémoire (literally memory aid).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌeɪd.mɛmˈwɑː/ (or as French, below)

Noun[edit]

aide-mémoire (plural aide-mémoires)

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  1. A memory-aid; a reminder or memorandum, especially a book or document serving this purpose.
  2. (diplomacy) a document circulated in a meeting or summit for discussion purposes (also termed a non-paper)
    • 2013, Trinidad Express, "IDB tells T&T: Fix procurement laws", Trinidad Express, 15 November,
      In August, Finance Minister Larry Howai signed an aide-mémoire with the IDB for the bank to provide funding and expertise to the government to develop its Public/Private Sector Partnership Programme (PPP).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aide + mémoire.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aide-mémoire m (plural aide-mémoires)

  1. aide-mémoire, crib

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