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Memorandum

Mem`o`ran´dum
n.1.
1.A record of something which it is desired to remember; a note to help the memory.
I . . . entered a memorandum in my pocketbook.
- Guardian.
2.(Law) A brief or informal note in writing of some transaction, or an outline of an intended instrument; an instrument drawn up in a brief and compendious form.
Memorandum check
a check given as an acknowledgment of indebtedness, but with the understanding that it will not be presented at bank unless the maker fails to take it up on the day the debt becomes due. It usually has Mem. written on its face.
Noun1.Memorandummemorandum - a written proposal or reminder
Synonyms: memo, memoranda

MEMORANDUM. Literally, to be remembered. It is an informal instrument recording some fact or agreement, so called from its beginning, when it was made in Latin. It is sometimes commenced with this word, though written in English; as "Memorandum, that it is agreed," or it is headed with the words, "Be it remembered that," &c. The term memorandum is also applied to the clause of an instrument.

MEMORANDUM, insurance. A clause in a policy limiting the liability of the insurer. Its usual form is as follows, namely, "N. B. Corn, fish, salt, fruit, flour and seed, are warranted free from average, unless general, or the ship be stranded: sugar, tobacco, hemp, flax, hides and skins, are warranted free from average, under five percent; and all other goods, also the ship and freight, are warranted free from average, under three percent unless general, or the ship be stranded." Marsh. Ins.223; 5 N. S. 293; Id. 540; 4 N. S. 640; 2 L. R. 433; Id. 435.

To dream that you are making a memoranda, denotes unfruitful business with little or no gain, but much worry and distress. To see others making memorandum in your dream, signifies that you will be called upon to aid a person in need.adversaria, aide-memoire, annotation, announcement, chit, cue, diary, directive, dispatch, docket, entry, epistle, flapper, footnote, hint, item, jogger, jotting, marginal note, marginalia, memo, memoir, memorial, message, minute, minutes, missive, notation, notice, prompt, prompter, prompting, record, register, registry, remembrance, remembrancer, reminder, scholia, scholium, tickler
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