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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To honor and remember with respect.

Usage examples (24)
  • The statue was placed in the park to commemorate the mayor.
  • Mr. Shaw's tale follows a disintegrating family that gathers at a beach house to "commemorate" the parents 'separation.
  • Mr Brown said it was now time to "commemorate" the British troops who have died in Afghanistan.
  • They were not intended to "commemorate" the dead, as our dead are commemorated in modern churches and cemeteries. for more
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