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memorial

  

      adj  
1    serving to preserve the memory of the dead or a past event  
2    of or involving memory  
      n  
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  
     (C14: from Late Latin memoriale a reminder, neuter of memorialis belonging to remembrance)  
  memorially      adv  


Memorial Day  
      n   a holiday in the United States, May 30th in most states, commemorating the servicemen killed in all American wars  
war memorial  
      n   a monument, usually an obelisk or cross, to those who die in a war, esp. those from a particular locality  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
to do two things at the same time using the effort needed to do only one
n.
hin, often tapered piece of material, such as wood, stone, or metal, used to fill gaps, make something level, or adjust something to fit properly
n.
fleshy part of stone fruits (egg. peaches, plums)
protease
exp.
a modern version of the popular saying "killing two birds with one stone" derived from the popular video game "angry birds."
n.
hardi comme un saint pierre
n.
goutte à goutte, l'eau creuse la pierre
exp.
ne déshabille pas pierre pour habiller jacques
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has
n.
celui dont la maison est de verre doit se garder de jeter des pierres aux autres
n.
ce que l'on apprend durant l'enfance est mieux gravé que dans la pierre
n.
celui qui a déplacé la montagne, c'est celui qui a commencé par enlever les petites pierres
n.
à ton maître, ne jette point de petites, de peur qu'il ne t'en jette de grosses
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