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mon·u·men·tal·ize

 (mŏn′yə-mĕn′tl-īz′)
tr.v. mon·u·men·tal·ized, mon·u·men·tal·iz·ing, mon·u·men·tal·iz·es
To memorialize with a monument.

monumentalize

(ˌmɒnjʊˈmɛntəˌlaɪz) or

monumentalise

vb (tr)
to commemorate or immortalize with a monument

mon•u•men•tal•ize

(ˌmɒn yəˈmɛn tlˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to establish a memorial to.
[1855–60]
mon`u•men`tal•i•za′tion, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.monumentalize - record or memorialize lastingly with a monument
immortalise, immortalize, memorialise, memorialize, commemorate, record - be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps"; "We memorialized the Dead"
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The Czech founders of the Mannheim School not only musically monumentalised Czech folk elements in the international musical environment, but at the same time rendered them accessible to the broad public of European peoples (.