How do you pronounce the word memory?
Is the F silent in often?
What is word memory?
the mental capacity or faculty of retaining and reviving facts, events, impressions, etc., or of recalling or recognizing previous experiences. the act or fact of retaining and recalling impressions, facts, etc.; remembrance; recollection: to draw from memory.
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