Significado de commemoration en en inglés


Pronunciación /kəmɛməˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

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mass noun
  • 1The action or fact of commemorating a dead person or past event.

    ‘local martyrs received public commemoration’
    • ‘the window was ordered by the duchess in commemoration of her son’
    • ‘On Saturday last he planted a willow tree in commemoration of the event, surrounded by his friends.’
    • ‘The event is held annually in commemoration of the founding of the Organization of the African Unity.’
    • ‘In commemoration of the event a 20 Baht coin has been struck.’
    • ‘Traditionally a red poppy is worn on Remembrance Sunday in commemoration of the war dead.’
    • ‘It was a historical fact that he the great constructed a building at that place in commemoration of his victory.’
    • ‘Several children busy themselves making red and white paper flags to decorate their classrooms in commemoration of the nation's Independence Day.’
    • ‘He commended them on the idea of planting the trees to mark the national organisations Diamond Jubilee and expressed the hope that the trees will survive for many years to come in commemoration of the occasion.’
    • ‘In 1981 it was bottled in commemoration of the royal wedding of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana.’
    • ‘This is in commemoration of Christ's death on Good Friday.’
    • ‘The programme noted the milestone is in commemoration of a generation of Creative Expression and Human Development.’
    • ‘In commemoration of this, five teak saplings were also planted.’
    • ‘Each year Muslims throughout the world make sacrifices in commemoration of the willingness of him to sacrifice his son at God's command.’
    • ‘In fact, I believe we're going to plant a couple of trees here in commemoration of it at the very hour, at the very minute that it took place.’
    • ‘The painting was subsequently presented to former US president Franklin D. Roosevelt as a gift in commemoration of his third presidential inauguration.’
    • ‘Her main stipulation was that the gallery be named in commemoration of both her own family and her husband's family, hence the name Govett-Brewster.’
    • ‘There may be a few wet cheeks on Saturday in commemoration of one of the most bitter wars in South Africa.’
    • ‘The Royal Mail is releasing a stamp issue in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of the book.’
    • ‘Time stood still for two long minutes as several pairs of eyes - some moist and others aglow with fresh hope - witnessed the commemoration ceremony.’
    • ‘The foreign minister also expressed his sympathy personally to US President George Bush at the commemoration ceremony in the White House.’
    • ‘However, she insisted on participating in the commemoration ceremony on Sunday.’
    elegy, commemoration, obituary, funeral oration
    1. 1.1count noun A ceremony or celebration in which a person or event is remembered.
      ‘commemorations of wartime anniversaries’
      • ‘Recent days have seen a series of commemorations of defining events in the past century of Bulgarian history.’
      • ‘Each year since 1796, commemorations of the key events are organised in Ireland.’
      • ‘Limited editions are frequently produced, often based around special events and commemorations.’
      • ‘An historic and nostalgic week of commemorations is under way to remember the momentous events in Normandy 60 years ago.’
      • ‘The event was part of the council's commemorations of the 60th anniversary of the end of the war.’
      • ‘As part of commemorations marking the 60th anniversary of VE and VJ days, the newspaper is planning a special feature.’
      • ‘For those whose lives were touched by the Dunkirk evacuation, memories have been very real during its 60th anniversary commemorations.’
      • ‘To provide further service, the company is trying to arrange commemorations for families who choose sea burials.’
      • ‘The heroism of the wartime generation will be saluted by two days of commemorations in Yorkshire this weekend.’
      • ‘Unsung heroes of the Second World War are being urged to take part in special commemorations in the run-up to the 60th anniversary of the war ending.’
      • ‘It is hoped the new building will be opened to visitors early next year, well in time for the 200th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Trafalgar.’
      • ‘The special ceremony at the Russian consulate in Edinburgh will be part of the world-wide commemorations of the end of the most destructive conflict in world history.’
      • ‘The city of London will come to a standstill as many workers who lost friends and colleagues and companies which lost staff hold silent commemorations.’
      • ‘The commemorations to take place this month will be the last official one where veterans will come to relive their youth and honour their fallen comrades.’
      • ‘And so the commemorations were all just so much more moving than I had anticipated.’
      • ‘The 60th commemorations of the greatest amphibious invasion in history will be the last big ceremony marking D-Day.’
      • ‘The memorials and commemorations will continue throughout the day.’
      • ‘Four days after bonfire night I took part, with thousands of people all round the country, in another commemoration - Remembrance Sunday.’
      • ‘It can be as small and personal a ceremony as a backyard commemoration for a much-loved grandparent and as large and inclusive as the dedication of a new park at Ground Zero in New York.’
      • ‘The date of the commemoration is June 19th 2004.’


Late Middle English from Latin commemoratio(n-), from the verb commemorare ‘bring to remembrance’ (see commemorate).