commemorate collocations and examples

 UK /kəˈmeməreɪt/

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show you remember an important person or event by having a special ceremony etc


Nouns frequently used as the object of commemorate
a number of years after an event: anniversary, bicentenary, bicentennial, birthday, jubileeThey were commemorating the 60th anniversary of the ending of the war.an event: battle, birth, event, founding, occasion, opening, victory, visitMany families do this to commemorate a special occasion in their lives.a death: death, sacrificeA coin was struck commemorating the death of the president.dead person or people: airman, the dead, soldier, victimAt the centre of the gardens is a plaque commemorating the dead.what someone has done: achievements, bravery, contribution, lifeStaff were given certificates and vouchers to commemorate their achievements.
 
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