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memorialnoun [C]

uk   /məˈmɔː.ri.əl/ us   /məˈmɔːr.i.əl/
C2 an object, often large and made of stone, that has been built to honour a famous person or event: a war memorial The statue was erected as a memorial to those who died in the war.

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memorialadjective [before noun]

uk   /məˈmɔː.ri.əl/ us   /məˈmɔːr.i.əl/
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memorialnoun [C]

us   /məˈmɔr·i·əl, -ˈmoʊr-/
an object made in order to honor a person or event: The statue is a memorial to those who died in the war.
A memorial service is an event held to remember a person who has died.
(Definition of memorial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “memorial”
in Vietnamese tượng đài…
in Spanish monumento, conmemorativo, monumento conmemorativo…
in Malaysian memorial…
in Thai อนุสรณ์…
in French monument…
in German das Denkmal…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紀念物, 紀念碑…
in Russian мемориал, памятник…
in Turkish anıt, abide…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纪念物, 纪念碑…
in Indonesian tanda peringatan…
in Polish pomnik…
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