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memorialize

[ 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

OTHER WORDS FROM memorialize

me·mo·ri·al·i·za·tion, nounme·mo·ri·al·iz·er, nounun·me·mo·ri·al·ized, adjective
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How to use memorialize in a sentence

  • 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

memorialize

memorialise

/ (mɪˈmɔːrɪəˌlaɪz) /

verb (tr)
to honour or commemorate
to present or address a memorial to

Derived forms of memorialize

memorialization or memorialisation, nounmemorializer or memorialiser, noun
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