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mnemonics

[ ni-mon-iks ]
/ nɪˈmɒn ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the process or technique of improving or developing the memory.
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Also called mne·mo·tech·nics [nee-moh-tek-niks]. /ˌni moʊˈtɛk nɪks/.

Origin of mnemonics

First recorded in 1700–10; see origin at mnemonic, -ics

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British Dictionary definitions for mnemonics

mnemonics
/ (nɪˈmɒnɪks) /

noun (usually functioning as singular)
the art or practice of improving or of aiding the memory
a system of rules to aid the memory
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Medical definitions for mnemonics

mnemonics
[ nĭ-mŏnĭks ]

n.
A system to develop or improve the memory.
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