[ muh-mawr-ee-uh-lahyz, -mohr- ]
/ məˈmɔr i əˌlaɪz, -ˈmoʊr- /
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verb (used with object), me·mo·ri·al·ized, me·mo·ri·al·iz·ing.

to commemorate.
to present a memorial to.



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Also especially British, me·mo·ri·al·ise .

Origin of memorialize

First recorded in 1790–1800; memorial + -ize
me·mo·ri·al·i·za·tion, nounme·mo·ri·al·iz·er, nounun·me·mo·ri·al·ized, adjective
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  • He suggests a team exercise in which a group of eight to 12 colleagues break into groups and each group comes up with three to five paragraphs memorializing their company, noting its accomplishments and impact on the world.

British Dictionary definitions for memorialize



/ (mɪˈmɔːrɪəˌlaɪz) /

verb (tr)

to honour or commemorate
to present or address a memorial to
memorialization or memorialisation, nounmemorializer or memorialiser, noun
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