memoranda memoranda  /ˌmɛ mə ˈræn də/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a written proposal or reminder
  2. (n) a written proposal or reminder

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Last week Obama released previously classified memoranda detailing CIA interrogation techniques but pledged to withhold prosecution of those who led or administered the .
  2. Last week, backed by newly declassified intelligence reports, memoranda and other documents from the top levels of the Eisenhower Administration, he laid it out for a House .
  3. Long before Bush Administration legal memoranda made techniques like waterboarding permissible for CIA detainees, many in Congress and the legal community assumed such methods were .

News

  • Marple Newtown School Board approves Health Care Trust

    The Marple Newtown School Board approved the memoranda of understanding with its three unions for participation in the Delaware County Public Schools Health Care Trust.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marple Newtown County Press

Quotes

  1. "Given the context of the times, I would discount the internal memoranda heavily," Hart said. "It's very possible that somebody at the middle levels may have been involved in things that the people at the top knew nothing about."
    on Dec 26, 2008 By: Gary Hart Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  2. "What troubles me substantively with the analyses in the memoranda is that they reduce the Rule of Law to the Reign of Politics. I believe there is much more to the separation of powers than the promise of ultimate remedies like the ballot box and...
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Christopher Edley Source: Washington Post

  3. In years past, the Justice Department's "secret legal memoranda have sought to define torture down to meaninglessness," said Leahy. "I trust that today, Attorney General Mukasey will answer our questions and speak not as merely the legal...
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: Patrick Leahy Source: Guardian Unlimited

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