commemoration Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"commemoration" in British English

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commemorationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /kəˌmem.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
something that is done to ​rememberofficially and give ​respect to a ​greatperson 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.
adjective uk   /kəˈmem.ər.ə.tɪv/  us   /-ɚ.ə.t̬ɪv/
a commemorative ​statue/​stamp/​service/​plaque
(Definition of commemoration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “commemoration”
in Chinese (Simplified) 纪念, 纪念活动…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紀念, 紀念活動…
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