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noun memoir pronunciation in British English /ˈmemˌwɑː(r)/
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  1. 1


    [plural] an account of someone’s experiences written by that person, especially the experiences of someone who has taken part in important political or military events

    He died yesterday just three months after he published his memoirs.

    See also autobiography
  2. 2
    [countable] a written account of the life of someone who you knew well


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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