commemorative


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com·mem·o·ra·tive

 (kə-mĕm′ər-ə-tĭv, -ə-rā′-)
adj.
1. Honoring or preserving the memory of another.
2. Produced in limited quantities over a specific period of time to honor a special event or anniversary. Used of coins and postage stamps.
n.
1. Something that honors or preserves the memory of another.
2. A commemorative coin or postage stamp.

com·mem′o·ra·tive·ly adv.

com•mem•o•ra•tive

(kəˈmɛm əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv)

adj.
1. Also, com•mem•o•ra•to•ry (-ər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) serving to commemorate; specially arranged, produced, or devised for commemorating: a commemorative dinner; a commemorative stamp.
n.
2. anything that commemorates.
[1605–15]
com•mem′o•ra`tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commemorative - an object (such as a coin or postage stamp) made to mark an event or honor a person
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
Adj.1.commemorative - intended as a commemoration; "a commemorative plaque"

commemorative

adjective memorial, celebratory The Queen unveiled a commemorative plaque.

commemorative

adjective
Serving to honor or keep alive a memory:
Translations
تِذْكاري
pamětní
erindrings-jubilæums-minde-
til minningar
anıtsalanmayâd etme

commemorative

[kəˈmemərətɪv]
A. ADJconmemorativo
B. N (US) (= stamp) → sello m conmemorativo; (= coin) → moneda f conmemorativa

commemorative

[kəˈmɛmərətɪv] adj [plaque, coin, mug] → commémoratif/ive; [event, service] → commémoratif/ive

commemorative

adjGedenk-; commemorative plaqueGedenktafel f

commemorative

[kəˈmɛmərətɪv] adjcommemorativo/a

commemorate

(kəˈmeməreit) verb
1. (of people) to honour the memory of (someone) by a solemn celebration. Once a year we commemorate his death in action by visiting his widow.
2. (of things) to serve as a memorial to (someone or something). This inscription commemorates those who died.
comˈmemorative (-tiv) adjective
comˌmemorˈation noun
References in classic literature ?
The well was in a dark chamber which stood in the center of a cut-stone chapel, whose walls were hung with pious pictures of a workmanship that would have made a chromo feel good; pictures historically commemorative of curative miracles which had been achieved by the waters when nobody was looking.
Simplified like the death-mask of a handsome face, it perhaps produced for her just then an effect akin to the stir of an expression in the "set" commemorative plaster.
It consists of a limp and ugly figure carried in a chair by two bearers and attended by a lean female with a face like a pinched mask, who might be expected immediately to recite the popular verses commemorative of the time when they did contrive to blow Old England up alive but for her keeping her lips tightly and defiantly closed as the chair is put down.
The ruins of the vast old Amphitheatre, of the old Temples, of the old commemorative Arches, of the old trodden highways, of the old tombs, besides being what they were, to her were ruins of the old Marshalsea--ruins of her own old life--ruins of the faces and forms that of old peopled it--ruins of its loves, hopes, cares, and joys.
His calculations had been just, and he had wandered about the rotunda for only ten minutes, looking again at the paintings, commemorative of the national annals, which occupy its lower spaces, and at the simulated sculptures, so touchingly characteristic of early American taste, which adorn its upper reaches, when the charming women he had been counting on presented themselves in charge of a licensed guide.
The MNB will present the Golden florin of Albert commemorative coin, to be issued as the fifth piece in the series, in Sopron, at the official opening ceremony of From denarius to forint history of the Hungarian currency, a travelling exhibition to be organised in cooperation of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank and the University of Sopron.
New Delhi [India], Jan 25 ( ANI ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi underscored the ever-evolving ASEAN-India partnership on Thursday, terming the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit as the "grand finale" of the joint year-long commemorative activities organised among the nations.
The Federal Minister expressed his gratitude to the Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for approving issuance of the commemorative stamps
The commemorative banknotes will cost more than 2,000 won, just as other commemorative currencies have cost more than their face value.
The Governor added that the issue of this commemorative coin comes within CBK's continued efforts to proudly highlight the monetary and economic legacy of the State of Kuwait focusing on the documented history of the Kuwaiti Currency.
The commemorative postage stamp will be available for sale from October 5, 2016 at all the important post offices in Pakistan, said a statement on Monday.
Roberto Mercado, consultant and representative of the Mama Sita Foundation, which donated the commemorative items, said the stamps 'signify the flavors that the Philippine cuisine offers as well as the country's vision of sharing our biodiversity to the rest of the world.