commemoration

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com·mem·o·ra·tion

 (kə-mĕm′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act of honoring the memory of or serving as a memorial to someone or something.
2. Something that honors or preserves the memory of another.

commemoration

(kəˌmɛməˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act or an instance of commemorating
2. a ceremony or service in memory of a person or event
comˌmemoˈrational adj

com•mem•o•ra•tion

(kəˌmɛm əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of commemorating.
2. a service, celebration, etc., in memory of some person or event.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin]
com•mem`o•ra′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commemoration - a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or somethingcommemoration - a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something
ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance - a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
2.commemoration - a recognition of meritorious servicecommemoration - a recognition of meritorious service
epitaph - a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person
festschrift - a collection of writings published in honor of a scholar
credit, recognition - approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying"

commemoration

noun
1. ceremony, tribute, memorial service, testimonial A special commemoration for her will be held next week.
2. remembrance, honour, tribute a march in commemoration of Malcolm X

commemoration

noun
1. The act of observing a day or an event with ceremonies:
2. Something, as a structure or custom, serving to honor or keep alive a memory:
Translations
إحْياء ذِكْرى، احْتِفال بِذِكْرى
památkavzpomínková slavnost
jubilæumsfestmindehøjtidelighed
megemlékezés
minningarathöfn
spomienková slávnosť
anma

commemoration

[kəˌmeməˈreɪʃən]
A. Nconmemoración f
in commemoration ofen conmemoración de
B. CPD [service, ceremony] → de conmemoración

commemoration

[kəˌmɛməˈreɪʃən] n [event, anniversary] → commémoration f

commemoration

nGedenken nt; in commemoration ofzum Gedenken an (+acc)

commemoration

[kəˌmɛməˈreɪʃn] ncommemorazione f
in commemoration of → in memoria di

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