Memorial



[muh-mawr-ee-uh l, -mohr-] /məˈmɔr i əl, -ˈmoʊr-/

noun
1.
something designed to preserve the of a person, event, etc., as a monument or a holiday.
2.
a written statement of facts presented to a sovereign, a legislative body, etc., as the ground of, or expressed in the form of, a petition or remonstrance.
adjective
3.
preserving the of a person or thing; commemorative:
memorial services.
4.
of or relating to the .
/mɪˈmɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
serving to preserve the memory of the dead or a past event
2.
of or involving memory
noun
3.
something serving as a remembrance
4.
a written statement of facts submitted to a government, authority, etc, in conjunction with a petition
5.
an informal diplomatic paper
adj.

late 14c., “memorable, excellent; remembered, committed to memory,” from Old French memorial “mindful of, remembering,” from Latin memorialis (adj.) “of or belonging to memory,” from memoria “memory” (see memory).
n.

late 14c., “fame, renown, reputation,” also “commemorative gesture, monument, or rite;” in general, “something by which the memory of a person, thing, or event is preserved,” from Old French memorial “record, report,” and directly from Late Latin memoriale “a memorial,” noun use of neuter of Latin memorialis (adj.) “of or belonging to memory,” from memoria “memory” (see memory). Meaning “memorial act, commemoration” is from mid-15c.

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  • Memorialization

    [muh-mawr-ee-uh-lahyz, -mohr-] /məˈmɔr i əˌlaɪz, -ˈmoʊr-/ verb (used with object), memorialized, memorializing. 1. to commemorate. 2. to present a to. /mɪˈmɔːrɪəˌlaɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to honour or commemorate 2. to present or address a memorial to v. 1798, from memorial + -ize. Related: Memorialized; memorializing. Earlier verb was simply memorial (1731).



  • Memorialist

    [muh-mawr-ee-uh-list, -mohr-] /məˈmɔr i ə lɪst, -ˈmoʊr-/ noun 1. a person who writes . 2. a person who writes memoirs. /mɪˈmɔːrɪəlɪst/ noun 1. a person who writes or presents a memorial 2. a writer of a memoir or memoirs

  • Memorialize

    [muh-mawr-ee-uh-lahyz, -mohr-] /məˈmɔr i əˌlaɪz, -ˈmoʊr-/ verb (used with object), memorialized, memorializing. 1. to commemorate. 2. to present a to. /mɪˈmɔːrɪəˌlaɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to honour or commemorate 2. to present or address a memorial to v. 1798, from memorial + -ize. Related: Memorialized; memorializing. Earlier verb was simply memorial (1731).



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