aide-mémoire
noun (plural aide-mémoire) Etymology: French, from aider to aid + mémoire memory Date: 1846 1. an aid to the memory; especially a mnemonic device 2. a written summary or outline of important items of a proposed agreement or diplomatic communication

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  • aide-mémoire — [ ɛdmemwar ] n. m. inv. • 1853; de aider et 1. mémoire ♦ Abrégé destiné à soulager la mémoire de l étudiant en ne lui présentant que l essentiel des connaissances à assimiler. ⇒ mémento. ● aide mémoire nom masculin invariable Abrégé donnant l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Aide-mémoire — Aide mé|moire 〈[ɛ:dmemoar] n.; , s〉 nachträgliche Niederschrift mündlicher diplomat. Erklärungen [frz., „Hilfe (für das) Gedächtnis“] * * * Aide Mé|moire [ ɛ:tme mo̯a:ɐ̯ ], das; [s], [s] [frz., eigtl. = Gedächtnishilfe, zu: mémoire, ↑ Memoiren]… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Aide-Mémoire — Aide Mé|moire, auch Aidemémoire [ɛ:tme mo̯a:ɐ̯] das; , [s] <aus gleichbed. fr. aide mémoire, eigtl. »Gedächtnishilfe«> im diplomatischen Verkehr eine in der Regel während einer Unterredung überreichte knappe schriftliche Zusammenfassung… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • aide-mémoire — index memorandum Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • aide-memoire — (izg. èd memoȃr) m DEFINICIJA 1. popis onoga čega se treba sjetiti, što treba učiniti; podsjetnik 2. dipl. u diplomaciji, pismeni sažetak onoga što se kome daje na znanje ETIMOLOGIJA fr …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • aide-mémoire — [ād΄mem wär′; ] Fr [ ed mā mwȧr′] n. [Fr] a memorandum of a discussion, proposed agreement, etc …   English World dictionary

  • aide-memoire — [[t]e͟ɪd me̱mwɑː(r)[/t]] aide memoires also aide mémoire N COUNT An aide memoire is something such as a list that you use to remind you of something. Syn: reminder …   English dictionary

  • aide-memoire — UK [ˌeɪd memˈwɑː(r)] / US [ˌeɪd memˈwɑr] noun [countable] Word forms aide memoire : singular aide memoire plural aide memoires formal something that helps you to remember something …   English dictionary

  • aide-memoire — [ˌeɪd mɛm wα:] noun (plural aides memoires or aides memoire pronunciation same) 1》 a book or note used to aid the memory. 2》 a diplomatic memorandum. Origin C19: from Fr. aide mémoire, from aider to help and mémoire memory …   English new terms dictionary

  • Aide-mémoire — In international relations, an aide mémoire is a proposed agreement or negotiating text circulated informally among delegations for discussion without committing the originating delegation s country to the contents. It has no identified source,… …   Wikipedia

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