Meaning of “memorialize” in the English Dictionary

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"memorialize" in British English

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memorializeverb [ T ]

UK also memorialise /məˈmɔː.ri.ə.laɪz/ /məˈmɔːr.i.ə.laɪz/

to create a memorial (= an object such as a statue) to honour a famous person or event:

A local artist was commissioned by the community to memorialize the war dead.

to make people remember a person or event, or to show that you remember them:

The legendary Ray Charles was memorialized in the story "The Genius Of Soul: Hail And Farewell To Ray Charles."

(Definition of “memorialize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)