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(^|\s)memo
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gm
1st Capturing Group
(^|\s)
1st Alternative
^
^ asserts position at start of a line
2nd Alternative
\s
\s matches any whitespace character (equivalent to [\r\n\t\f\v ])
memo
matches the characters memo literally (case sensitive)
Global pattern flags
g modifier: global. All matches (don't return after first match)
m modifier: multi line. Causes ^ and $ to match the begin/end of each line (not only begin/end of string)
Your regular expression does not match the subject string.Try launching the debugger to find out why.

Regular Expression
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/
gm

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