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commemoration

noun [C or U] uk   us   /kəˌmem.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
something that is done to remember officially and give respect to a great person or event: A set of stamps has been commissioned in commemoration of Independence Day. Thousands of veterans will take part in a commemoration of the battle.
commemorative
adjective uk   /kəˈmem.ər.ə.tɪv/  us   /-ɚ.ə.t̬ɪv/
a commemorative statue/stamp/service/plaque
Translations of “commemoration”
in Chinese (Traditional) 紀念, 紀念活動…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纪念, 纪念活动…
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