Definitions

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  • n. a memorandum summarizing the items of an agreement (used especially in diplomatic communications)

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Examples

  • Secretary-General said that, in practice, that entails consistent application of the aide-memoire on the protection of civilians; regular meetings of the expert group on the issue prior to establishing or renewing peacekeeping mandates; consistent condemnation of violations of the law by all parties to conflict, without exception; ensuring compliance, including targeted measures, mandating commissions of inquiry and referring situations to the

    United Nations Security Council: Evaluation of Decade-Long Progress in the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

  • They would not say who delivered the aide-memoire to the Iranian delegation, when it was delivered or why a decision was made to approach Iran in this way.

    Clinton Reveals Small Contacts With Iran

  • Now, over the years I've jotted down notes on some additional books that didn't have British editions as an aide-memoire to myself, so what follows is a bit of a mish-mash; it is as complete as I can get it for British editions but includes a lot of strays in areas where I've made no attempt to be complete.

    Comics Novelisations & Tie-ins part 1

  • Apart from his often very lengthy religious perambulations, Carter's daily diary entries tend to be short memos, often abbreviated and cryptic, as if briefly reminding himself what he had done, or what he had thought: using the diary as an aide-memoire rather than as a personal chronicle.

    'The Making of Mr. Gray's Anatomy: Books, Bodies, Fortune, Fame'

  • Simon & Schuster After reaching into his briefcase, Paresce handed John G. Kormann a document known as an aide-memoire.

    'Rome 1960: The Olympics that Changed the World'

  • The service condenses classic works such as Bleak House and Pride and Prejudice into a handy aide-memoire.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » A few lines of text message

  • Reference script as an aide-memoire: zorita/make.residuals.txt

    Benchmarking from VZ Pseudoproxies « Climate Audit

  • But it isn't a hymn sheet he's handing round, it's what he calls notre petite aide-memoire a one-page conversion table setting out, for the comfort and convenience of our readers, what is understood in the real world by such lighthearted expressions as shovel, trowel, pickaxe, heavy and light wheelbarrows and the like.

    the mission song

  • The cataloguing C.O.D.E. given is intended as an aide-memoire for any librarian or curator faced with cataloguing maps.

    Archive 2005-12-04

  • I thought to use it as an aide-memoire, to bring back the details of that curious afternoon.

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