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monument

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmɒnjəmənt/
REMEMBER B2 a building or other structure that is built to make people remember an event in history or a famous person: a national monument They built the statue as a monument to all the soldiers who died.Gravestones and monumentsRemembering people who have diedBuildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
OLD PLACE B1 an old building or place that is important in history: an ancient monumentHistoryBuildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
Translations of “monument”
in Arabic أثَر, نُصُب تِذْكاري…
in Korean (역사적)건축물, 기념물…
in Malaysian monumen…
in French monument…
in Turkish âbide, anıt, tarihi yapı/eser…
in Italian monumento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紀念碑, 紀念館…
in Russian памятник, исторический памятник…
in Polish pomnik, zabytek…
in Vietnamese tượng đài…
in Spanish monumento…
in Portuguese monumento…
in Thai อนุสาวรีย์…
in German das Denkmal…
in Catalan monument…
in Japanese 遺跡, 記念碑(塔)…
in Indonesian monumen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纪念碑, 纪念馆…
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