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commemorate

verb [T]
 
 
/kəˈmeməreɪt/
to do something to show you remember an important person or event in the past with respect: A ceremony will be held to commemorate the battle.CeremoniesRemembering, reminding and reminders
commemoration
 
 
/kəˌmeməˈreɪʃən/ noun [U]
a march in commemoration of the war of independence
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