HyperDic: commemoration

English > 2 senses of the word commemoration:
NOUNeventcommemoration, memorialization, memorialisationa ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something
communicationcommemoration, memorial, remembrancea recognition of meritorious service
commemoration > pronunciation
Soundskahmeh.merey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > commemoration: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something.
Synonymsmemorialization, memorialisation
Broaderceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observanceA formal event performed on a special occasion
Spanishconmemoración, rememoración
Catalancommemoració, recordança
Adjectivescommemorative, commemoratingintended as a commemoration
Verbscommemoratecall to remembrance
commemoratemark by some ceremony or observation
English > commemoration: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA recognition of meritorious service.
Synonymsmemorial, remembrance
NarrowerepitaphA summary statement of commemoration / commemoration for a dead person
festschriftA collection of writings published in honor of a scholar
Broaderrecognition, creditapproval
Spanishconmemoración, memorial
Catalancommemoració, memorial, monument commemoratiu
Verbscommemoratebe or provide a memorial to a person or an event

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