commemoratory

commemoratory

[kuh-mem-er-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
commemorative ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1685–95; commemorate + -ory1

noncommemoratory, adjective
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commemorate (kəˈmɛməˌreɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to honour or keep alive the memory of
 
[C16: from Latin commemorāre be mindful of, from com- (intensive) + memorāre to remind, from memor mindful]
 
com'memorative
 
adj
 
com'memoratory
 
adj
 
com'memoratively
 
adv
 
com'memorator
 
n

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