memo

[ mem-oh ]
/ ˈmɛm oʊ /
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noun, plural mem·os.

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Origin of memo

By shortening; see -o

OTHER WORDS FROM memo

coun·ter·mem·o, noun, plural coun·ter·mem·os.
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British Dictionary definitions for memo

memo
/ (ˈmɛməʊ, ˈmiːməʊ) /

noun plural memos

short for memorandum
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