memoir definition

  • noun:
    • a merchant account associated with individual experiences of an author.
    • An autobiography. Frequently found in the plural.
    • A biography or biographical design.
    • A report, particularly on a scientific or scholarly subject.
    • The report of proceedings of a learned society.
    • An autobiography; a book explaining the non-public experiences of an author.
    • Any form of narrative describing the non-public experiences of a writer.
    • A memorial account; a brief history composed from private knowledge and memory; a free account of transactions or occasions (usually printed in familiar design) because they are recalled by the author. See record, 2.
    • A memorial of any person; a biography; usually, a biography written without unique regard to strategy and completeness.
    • a free account of something deemed noteworthy; an essay; a record of investigations of every subject; the journals and proceedings of a society.
    • an email of something becoming recalled; a memorandum.
    • A notice or an essay relating to some thing inside the publisher's own memory or understanding; an archive of details upon a subject myself understood or investigated; a concise account of your respective knowledge or all about any subject; specially, a communication to a society containing these types of information: since, the Memoirs of the Academy of Sciences.
    • plural A narrative of the details or events of some phase of history or in living of a person, written from individual knowledge or observance; a history or narrative dwelling chiefly upon things about that your copywriter is specially informed, as an autobiography or a continuing record of observations.
    • In a restricted usage, a biography; a memorial amount or work containing notices associated with the life and personality of some body deceased, with extracts from his (or the woman) correspondence, etc.
    • an account of the writer's personal experiences
    • an essay on a scientific or scholarly subject

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