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
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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.
DUBAI: Emirates Post, the official postal operator in the UAE, has created a commemorative stamp to mark 150 years since the brith of Mahatma Ghandi.
Ce match de gala a ete organise par le club Maracana de Tanda, lors de la journee commemorative, precise t-on.
The new version of the high-speed rail 700T train model is also commissioned by the well-known precision railway model production company KATO, using the new car number (TR34) and LED lighting, and the South China, Taipei, Taichung station destination stickers (except the single group), very commemorative It is worthy of the model player to collect and enjoy.
Omega has come up with three commemorative editions.
The designer of the commemorative coin is Peter Valach."The NBS will exchange valid euro banknotes and coins for commemorative Pound 2 coins in a limited amount of 50 pieces per person," said spokesperson for the NBS, Martina Vrablik Solanyiova, as quoted by TASR.
The bank is issuing the commemorative currency to pay tribute to Sheikh Zayed and the pivotal role he played in establishing the UAE, its subsequent historical achievements and its recognition on the global stage.
Prices start at PS13 for a brilliant uncirculated PS5 denomination version - and go up to PS49,995 for those whose budgets will stretch to a PS1,000 denomination gold proof kilo commemorative coin measuring 10 centimetres in diameter.