monumentalize

[ mon-yuh-men-tl-ahyz ]
/ ˌmɒn yəˈmɛn tlˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), mon·u·men·tal·ized, mon·u·men·tal·iz·ing.

to establish an enduring memorial or record of.

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Also especially British, mon·u·men·tal·ise.

Origin of monumentalize

First recorded in 1855–60; monumental + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM monumentalize

mon·u·men·tal·i·za·tion, noun

Words nearby monumentalize

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