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English definition of “remembrance”

remembrance

noun uk   /rɪˈmem.brəns/ formal us  
[U] the act of remembering and showing respect for someone who has died or a past event: A church service was held in remembrance of the victims.Memory and memoriesRemembering people who have died [C usually plural] a memory of something that happened in the past: fond/sweet/personal remembrancesMemory and memoriesRemembering people who have died
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