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memorialize

[ muh-mawr-ee-uh-lahyz, -mohr- ]
/ m蓹藞m蓴r i 蓹藢la瑟z, -藞mo蕣r- /
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verb (used with object), me路mo路ri路al路ized, me路mo路ri路al路iz路ing.
to commemorate.
to present a memorial to.
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Origin of memorialize

First recorded in 1790鈥1800; memorial + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM memorialize

me路mo路ri路al路i路za路tion, nounme路mo路ri路al路iz路er, nounun路me路mo路ri路al路ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for memorialize

memorialize

memorialise

/ (m瑟藞m蓴藧r瑟蓹藢la瑟z) /

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

Derived forms of memorialize

memorialization or memorialisation, nounmemorializer or memorialiser, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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