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    memoir

    Dear teachers,

    The following is from online dictionary:

    memoir [C] a book or other piece of writing based on the writer's personal knowledge of famous people, places orevents

    memoirs [plural] (US also memoir)
    a written record of a usually famous person's own lifeand experiences
    As far as I understand the difference between the two is memoirs is the plural form of memoir in British English while memoir is used both as singula and plural in American English. Is that right?

    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you in advance.

    Jiang

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    Re: memoir

    We use the plural form in the US.

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    Re: memoir

    Dear Mike,

    Haven't heard from you for a very very long time.
    Does it mean in American English the singular and plaural forms of the word is the same?
    Looking forward to hearing from.
    Thank you in advance.

    Jiang

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    Re: memoir

    We usually say that someone published their memoirs.

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    Re: memoir

    Dear Mike,
    Can I say He published a memoirs?
    Jiang

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    Re: memoir

    No.

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