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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMMEMORATE

These all commemorate, as it were, but the inception of the great discovery.

A gold medal was struck off to commemorate the event; and Charles IX.

Is she ever ready to commemorate birthdays and family festivals?'

It is to commemorate some fellow who was killed here in '18.

The House does well to pause in its deliberations to commemorate this anniversary.

I often think there is many a man that should have a monument to commemorate his brave deeds.

With what grander monument could one commemorate his little span on earth?

And I then commenced these pages that should commemorate the name of Alroy.

We want to start some new ceremony, don't you know, to commemorate the occasion.

It was a June morning fit to commemorate, Sara said, even Pen's birthday.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Latin commemoratus, past participle of commemorare "bring to remembrance" (see commemoration). Related: Commemorated; commemorates; commemorating.

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