[eyd-mem-wahr; French ed-mey-mwar]
noun, plural aide-mé·moire.
a memorandum summarizing a discussion, agreement, or action.
Origin of aide-mémoire
1840–50; < French: literally, (that which) aids (the) memory
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noun plural aides-mémoire (ɛdmemwar, English ˈeɪdz mɛmˈwɑː)
a note serving as a reminder
a summarized diplomatic communication
Word Origin for aide-mémoire
from aider to help + mémoire memory
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